This life size sculpture is a self portrait. The artist looks up through a hole in the floor. We can see the room below, which appears to be a storage room but is in fact the staff cloakroom. Here Cattelan plays a convincing game with reality and imitation, undermining the viewer's expectations.
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|Material and technique||Wax, pigment, human hair, fabric and polyester|
Sculpture > Three-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 60 cm
Depth 40 cm
Height 150 cm
|Accession number||BRL 2002-01 (MK)|
|Credits||Bruikleen kunstenaar / Loan artist: 2002|
|Age artist||About 41 years old|
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All about the artist
Maurizio Cattelan did not have any training in art, but quickly caused a sensation in the art world with his often satirical and controversial sculptures. He...Bekijk het volledige profiel