Untitled (Sin título), 2005

Untitled (Sin título), 2005
Fri, 06/11/2021 – 16:14

The 1,443 characters randomly piled on a pedestal here correspond to an episode in the novel Invisible Cities (1972) by Italo Calvino. Soares uses a heap of language to make a sculpture that is as much an evocation of the original text as it is of all the possible reconfigurations allowed by a finite number of characters.

Listen beautiful relax classics on our Youtube channel.


Valeska Soares, Untitled from the series Detour, 2005, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Purchased with funds provided by Andrew Hauptman, © Valeska Soares, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

Untitled (Sin título), 2005

Valeska Soares
Brazil, b. 1957, active United States
Untitled (Sin título), 2005
Platinum-glazed ceramic characters
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Andrew Hauptman

Hide title?

Source: lacma.org

No votes yet.
Please wait...