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Tate Modern – “Alpine Ibex” by Jimmie Durham

"Alpine Ibex" by Jimmie Durham

“Alpine Ibex” by Jimmie Durham

Artist: Jimmie Durham (UK)
Title: Alpine Ibex
Year: 2017
Installation view at: Tate Modern, London
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

The sculpture Alpine Ibex 2017 presents an assemblage of found objects in a form that resembles the shape of an ibex (a species of mountain goat) the head of which incorporates a real ibex skull and horns. The artist has painted the bones of the skull with green paint and applied glass eyes into the eye sockets. The head has been fixed to wooden furniture parts and screwed with a piece of metal onto a wooden block, which forms the neck of the animal…
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