L'œuvre Outgrowth - Centre Pompidou

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Outgrowth

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Crédit photographique : © Georges Meguerditchian - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
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Thomas Hirschhorn (1957 - )

Outgrowth

2005

Bois, plastique, coupure de presse, ruban adhésif

374 x 644 x 46 cm

Installation composée de 131 globes terrestres posés sur des étagères murales, scotch et guirlandes de coupures de presse

Achat, 2006

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2006-155

Description for the presentation 2011 in the National Museum of Modern Art

Fan of salvaged materials and proponent of an aesthetic of recycling and DIY, Thomas Hirschhorn constructs installations inspired by political and social themes, their content both affective and critical. Outgrowth is one of a series of wall installations that have globes “contaminated” by outgrowths lined up on shelves. These excrescences in brown adhesive tape refer to the many contemporary emergencies evoked in photographs. According to the artist, “the work is called Outgrowth because there is an excess. There is an excess of problems. There are too many wars, too much violence, too muc...

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