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What Dust Will Rise? (21), 2012

Hand carved Bamiyan travertine
5 1/2 × 10 × 2 1/5 in
14 × 25.4 × 5.6 cm
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Jane Lombard Gallery
New York
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"What Dust Will Rise?" is derived from the Afghan proverb on cooperation, “What dust will …

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"What Dust Will Rise?" is derived from the Afghan proverb on cooperation, “What dust will rise from one horseman?” and focuses on the unknown inventory of books that were destroyed in a fire in the Fridericianum, once housing the baronial library of Hesse, during the bombing of 1941.

Michael Rakowitz
Iraqi-American, b. 1973
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Concerned with history and current events, Michael Rakowitz uses his work to explore pressing …

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Concerned with history and current events, Michael Rakowitz uses his work to explore pressing issues and to invite others into the conversations fostered by his public projects, installations, and events. Like an amateur historian, he begins by fact-finding, making connections whenever possible with people involved in …

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Jane Lombard Gallery
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"What Dust Will Rise?" is derived from the Afghan proverb on cooperation, “What dust will …

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"What Dust Will Rise?" is derived from the Afghan proverb on cooperation, “What dust will rise from one horseman?” and focuses on the unknown inventory of books that were destroyed in a fire in the Fridericianum, once housing the baronial library of Hesse, during the bombing of 1941.

Michael Rakowitz
Iraqi-American, b. 1973
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Concerned with history and current events, Michael Rakowitz uses his work to explore pressing …

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Concerned with history and current events, Michael Rakowitz uses his work to explore pressing issues and to invite others into the conversations fostered by his public projects, installations, and events. Like an amateur historian, he begins by fact-finding, making connections whenever possible with people involved in …

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What Dust Will Rise? (21), 2012

Hand carved Bamiyan travertine
5 1/2 × 10 × 2 1/5 in
14 × 25.4 × 5.6 cm
Contact For Price
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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