donderdag 6 mei 2010

Alejandro Diaz

Alejandro Diaz explains that the World’s Largest Cardboard Sign is exactly what it says it is. This object speaks directly to a Texan sensibility, where everything is really big and record-breaking objects are heralded at the roadside. This particular sign also references the Pop art period, when artists were super—sizing everyday objects both in the service of creating new art and to deliver a post-modern, self-referential perspective.

Curator Mónica Ramírez—Montagut explains, “Diaz’s work focuses direct attention on serious matters with great wit. This type of commentary, which ordinarily instigates confrontation, is presented in a way that will encourage visitors to reconsider their reactions.”
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum


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