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“Boy With Gun” by Elmgreen & Dragset

"Boy With Gun" by Elmgreen & Dragset

Artists: Elmgreen & Dragset (Denmark / Norway)
Title: Boy With Gun
Year: 2021
Image courtesy of: the artist and Pace Gallery
Technical details: bronze, lacquer, aluminum, wood, perspex and light-box display, 88-9/16″ × 57-1/16″ × 15-3/4″ (224.9 cm × 144.9 cm × 40 cm)

[…] Elmgreen & Dragset, who have been collaborating since 1995, will take over the first floor of Pace’s New York space for this presentation, creating an almost surreal depiction of a dysfunctional home within the gallery’s walls. Featuring varied sculptural elements that together create a complex set of associations, the exhibition encourages viewers to draw their own interpretations of the scene from the many different cues in the display. For instance, five characters are presented as figurative sculptures, though the relationships between these characters are not explicitly described. In this presentation, Elmgreen & Dragset have inverted the experience of reading a novel, providing images but requiring viewers to construct the story…
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