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Empty Lot

Abraham Cruzvillegas
2015
$450 pesos
$23 dollars
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Empty Lot is a new work by Abraham Cruzvillegas, the first of the Hyundai Commissions for Tate Modern's Turbine Hall. It comprises two triangular platforms, raised on scaffolding, holding trays of earth gathered from parks and gardens across London. Nothing has been planted but many things may grow: as the artists says, the piece expresses his hope that things will change for the better.

 

This book documents the conception and creation of this dramatic sculpture looking at its monumental and microscopic scale. It features an extensive and richly illustrated interview with the project's curator, Mark Godfrey, and an essay by Gabriela Rangel. As a kind of 'artist's book' within the publication, Cruzvillegas contributes 60 pages filled with artwork, poems, album covers, drawings and photographs of people and places that inspire him. It is a unique publication, made very much in collaboration with the artist, that surveys his career and explores his thought.

 

$450 pesos

 

edited by mark godfrey

texts by abraham cruzvillegas, mark godfrey and gabriela rangel

 

tate, 2015
london, united kingdom
english
186 pages
softcover
17.3 x 24 cm
isbn: 9781849763424

 


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