The Nature of the Beast
The Nature of the Beast
The Nature of the Beast
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The Nature of the Beast, 2009

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Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea
mixed media: tapestry, wood and glass table, leather and metal chairs, bronze sculpture on wooden plinth; tapestry: 114.17 × 177.16 inches; table: h, 34.2 × Ø 157.5; chairs: 16 elements, 37.5 × 22.83 × 22.24 inches each; sculpture: 21.6 × 33.8 × 22.8 inches; plinth: 39.3 × 24.4 × 22.83 inches

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© Goshka Macuga - Courtesy Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino foto di Paolo Pellion Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
The Artist
Incorporating the roles of artist, curator, historian, and researcher, Goshka Macuga develops her work in relation to various exhibition contexts. Beginning with in-depth research, Macuga develops connections, juxtapositions, and associations among events, characters, and cultural artifacts, investigating the relationships that link art with history, politics, and memory. Rather than providing answers, her practice is involved with the ability to raise questions and to subject the mechanisms for the production of culture and knowledge to a continuous process of review, from a perspective that restores to the individual the responsibility for collective history. [...]
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