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MARK GROTJAHN Untitled (Captain America Drawing in Ten Parts 41.17), 2008–09 Installation View Colored pencil on paper Each framed panel: 93 x 55 1/8 x 2 3/8 inches (236.2 x 140 x 6 cm)

Press Release

I am loyal to nothing, General...except the [American] Dream.
—Captain America

Gagosian Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of Mark Grotjahn's Untitled (Captain America) (2008–09), first shown at the Kaikai Kiki Gallery in Tokyo in 2010.

In the light of current geopolitical realities and aesthetic debates, Grotjahn's evocation of Captain America may be timely, if not more than a …

I am loyal to nothing, General...except the [American] Dream.
—Captain America

Gagosian Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of Mark Grotjahn's Untitled (Captain America) (2008–09), first shown at the Kaikai Kiki Gallery in Tokyo in 2010.

In the light of current geopolitical realities and aesthetic debates, Grotjahn's evocation of Captain America may be timely, if not more than a little ironic. Appearing in the early 1940s, the comic-book hero was designed as a patriotic super-soldier who fought the Axis powers of World War II. Aka Steve Rogers, a scrawny artist enhanced to the …

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