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Robert Therrien

No title (pots and pans), 2011

Metal and plastic
45 × 32 × 25 in
114.3 × 81.3 × 63.5 cm
location
New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Geneva, Basel, Rome, Athens, Central, Hong Kong
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© 2018 Robert Therrien / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photography by Jochen Arentzen. Courtesy Gagosian.
Robert Therrien
American, 1947–2019
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Robert Therrien's work references Pop and Conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp, childhood experiences, cartoons, and American design. Primarily known as a sculptor, he has also worked in painting, drawing, printmaking, and photography. While his early work was less representational, he arrived at a breakthrough with his 1993 work No Title (Yellow Table Leg) and Under the Table (1994), a wooden dining set blown up to gigantic proportions that viewers can walk under and around. By forcing the viewer to adjust his relationship to familiar objects, Therrien pushes his works toward the status of classical Greek sculpture.

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© 2018 Robert Therrien / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photography by Jochen Arentzen. Courtesy Gagosian.
Robert Therrien
American, 1947–2019
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Robert Therrien's work references Pop and Conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp, childhood experiences, cartoons, and American design. Primarily known as a sculptor, he has also worked in painting, drawing, printmaking, and photography. While his early work was less representational, he arrived at a breakthrough with his 1993 work No Title (Yellow Table Leg) and Under the Table (1994), a wooden dining set blown up to gigantic proportions that viewers can walk under and around. By forcing the viewer to adjust his relationship to familiar objects, Therrien pushes his works toward the status of classical Greek sculpture.

Robert Therrien

No title (pots and pans), 2011

Metal and plastic
45 × 32 × 25 in
114.3 × 81.3 × 63.5 cm
location
New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Geneva, Basel, Rome, Athens, Central, Hong Kong
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