Friday, March 15, 2013

Alfredo Jaar | September 15

Alfredo Jaar
September 15
Digital ink jet print in clasp envelope
22.9 x 30.5 cm (envelope), 21.6 x 27.9 cm (print)
Edition of 21

"This envelope contains a photograph by Alfredo Jaar of Karl Marx’s grave in Highgate Cemetery, London. The purchaser of this work agrees to view this image only once a year, on September 15, the anniversary of the day Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy in New York.”

Jaar will be representing Chile in this year's Venice Biennale.

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