Liliana Porter, ‘Red Sand’, 2018, Sculpture, Colored sand and figurine on white wooden base, Carrie Secrist Gallery
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Liliana Porter

Red Sand, 2018

Colored sand and figurine on white wooden base
36 × 40 × 40 in
91.4 × 101.6 × 101.6 cm
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Chicago
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Carrie Secrist Gallery
Chicago

Images courtesy of Art Omi

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Liliana Porter
Argentine, b. 1941
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Liliana Porter produces prints, drawings, paintings, photography, video works, and installations that dabble in the absurd. Porter juxtaposes figurines of popular cultural icons, children’s toys, and other kitsch objects in surreal compositions, so that unlikely relationships emerge—to unsettling or fantastical effect. In her photograph Dialogue with Penguin (1999), for example, a toy penguin converses with a bust of Christ. Porter cites René Magritte as a major influence, and her works reveal a sense of wry humor that reflects that of the famous Belgian Surrealist.

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Carrie Secrist Gallery
Chicago

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Liliana Porter
Argentine, b. 1941
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Liliana Porter produces prints, drawings, paintings, photography, video works, and installations that dabble in the absurd. Porter juxtaposes figurines of popular cultural icons, children’s toys, and other kitsch objects in surreal compositions, so that unlikely relationships emerge—to unsettling or fantastical effect. In her photograph Dialogue with Penguin (1999), for example, a toy penguin converses with a bust of Christ. Porter cites René Magritte as a major influence, and her works reveal a sense of wry humor that reflects that of the famous Belgian Surrealist.

Liliana Porter

Red Sand, 2018

Colored sand and figurine on white wooden base
36 × 40 × 40 in
91.4 × 101.6 × 101.6 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
Chicago
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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