L'œuvre Je ne sais si c'en est la cause - Centre Pompidou

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Je ne sais si c'en est la cause

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Mario Garcia Torres (1975 - )

Je ne sais si c'en est la cause

2009

1 platine vinyle modifiée, 2 projecteurs de diapositives, 1 synchronisateur, 1 amplificateur, 2 haut-parleurs, 1 disque vinyle, 11’50, 58 diapositives 35mm, couleur, 1 diapositive 35mm, noir et blanc.

Don de la Société des Amis du Musée national d'art moderne en 2010. Perspective pour l'art contemporain 2009

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2010-193

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

The work of Mario Garcia Torres is notable for the stories he develops from re-readings of other artists’ works. Like an archeologist or an archivist, he brings to light fragments of the history of art or small, forgotten events. With Je ne sais si c’en est la cause, Mario Garcia Torres uses work that the French artist Daniel Buren made on commission in the 1960s, in the Graptree Bay hotel on the Caribbean island of Sainte-Croix. As if to evoke the story’s ephemerality, two carousel slide projectors show images of paintings and ceramic wall collages created by Buren, an archive photograph o...

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