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Eduardo Sarabia: The Gift

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A spoof on the format of SkyMall Shopping Magazine or any 1-800 mail-order catalogue, The Gift is a survey catalogue of the works of artist Eduardo Sarabia, (born in 1976) published to accompany his installation contribution to the 2008 Whitney Biennial of the same name. The installation consisted of a storeroom neatly packed with objects such as mermaid tails, horse heads, banana boxes and decorated Chinese vases-replicas of each of the artist's works to date. For each item included in the catalogue, Sarabia ...
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Overview

A spoof on the format of SkyMall Shopping Magazine or any 1-800 mail-order catalogue, The Gift is a survey catalogue of the works of artist Eduardo Sarabia, (born in 1976) published to accompany his installation contribution to the 2008 Whitney Biennial of the same name. The installation consisted of a storeroom neatly packed with objects such as mermaid tails, horse heads, banana boxes and decorated Chinese vases-replicas of each of the artist's works to date. For each item included in the catalogue, Sarabia invited a writer, artist, curator or critic to create a brief speculative description of it from his or her own unique perspective.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789689056362
  • Publisher: Turner/A&R Press/Fundacion/ Coleccion Jumex
  • Publication date: 9/28/2008
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Christian Jankowski was born in 1968 in Germany. He first attracted significant international attention at the Venice Biennale of 1999; his work has since been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions in Europe, among them shows at De Appel, Amsterdam; the Portikus Museum, Frankfurt; and Art Node, Stockholm. In North America, his projects have been shown at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut; Mass MoCA; Washington University Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri; and Aspen Art Museum, Colorado. He was included in the Whitney Biennial 2002 and in Let's Entertain, the touring group exhibition organized by the Walker Art Center.

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