Not with shirts off, of course, but it could be a listening/understanding/awareness exercise Dennis Oppenheim

Not with shirts off, of course, but it could be a listening/understanding/awareness exercise Dennis Oppenheim

Dennis Oppenheim, Wound 1954-1970, 1970 Black and white photography and text. 40 × 60 × 2 in, 101.6 × 152.4 × 5.1 cm

Dennis Oppenheim, Wound 1954-1970, 1970 Black and white photography and text. 40 × 60 × 2 in, 101.6 × 152.4 × 5.1 cm

Dennis Oppenheim's Monument to the Escape . . . is a memorial to the victims of the military regime during the Argentine Dirty War, a period of Argentinian state-sponsored violence from 1976 to 1983. The artist's subject is liberation and escape, rendered through cellblocks as physical enclosures . . . in this case, cellblocks are subjected to upheaval and become abstract sculptural form, turned and twisted . . .  [with loss] of function. The massive opening occurs to bring light in.

Dennis Oppenheim's Monument to the Escape . . . is a memorial to the victims of the military regime during the Argentine Dirty War, a period of Argentinian state-sponsored violence from 1976 to 1983. The artist's subject is liberation and escape, rendered through cellblocks as physical enclosures . . . in this case, cellblocks are subjected to upheaval and become abstract sculptural form, turned and twisted . . . [with loss] of function. The massive opening occurs to bring light in.

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