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Liliana Porter

The Task (blue wave II), 2019

Acrylic and assemblage on canvas
36 1/2 × 72 × 5 in
92.7 × 182.9 × 12.7 cm
This is a unique work.
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Boston
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Krakow Witkin Gallery
Boston
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Liliana Porter
The Task (blue wave II)
2019
Acrylic and assemblage on canvas
36 1/2 x 72 x 5 inches …

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Liliana Porter
The Task (blue wave II)
2019
Acrylic and assemblage on canvas
36 1/2 x 72 x 5 inches (92.7 x 182.9 x 12.7 cm)
Signed, titled, and dated on reverse
(Inventory #30919)

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Signed, titled, and dated on reverse
Image rights
Courtesy of Krakow Witkin Gallery, Boston
Liliana Porter
Argentinean, 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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Liliana Porter
The Task (blue wave II)
2019
Acrylic and assemblage on canvas
36 1/2 x 72 x 5 inches …

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Liliana Porter
The Task (blue wave II)
2019
Acrylic and assemblage on canvas
36 1/2 x 72 x 5 inches (92.7 x 182.9 x 12.7 cm)
Signed, titled, and dated on reverse
(Inventory #30919)

Signature
Signed, titled, and dated on reverse
Image rights
Courtesy of Krakow Witkin Gallery, Boston
Liliana Porter
Argentinean, 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

The Task (blue wave II), 2019

Acrylic and assemblage on canvas
36 1/2 × 72 × 5 in
92.7 × 182.9 × 12.7 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
Boston
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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