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El Sillon de mi perro

Artist:
Gabriel Orozco (Mexican, born Jalapa Enriquez, 1962)
Date:
1991
Medium:
Silver dye bleach print
Dimensions:
40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.45.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© Gabriel Orozco
Not on view
A sculptor and photographer, Orozco works in a style that is elegant, minimal, and antimonumental. Although his sculptures are often ephemeral-in this case, he has turned an old sofa on its side, arranging its foam innards in a pattern on the ground-his photographs give these constructed situations a longer life. His odd interventions encourage an awareness of the poetic richness latent in ordinary things, as well as of the temporal fragility of our accomplishments.
the artist; [Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City]

This print is the artist's proof.
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