fred wilson: recent works fred wilson: recent works
jun 20, 2010

fred wilson: recent works

‘fred wilson: recent works’ mitterand + sanz / contemporary art, zurich on now until july 24th, 2010

‘the mete of the muse’, 2004-2007 bronze with black patina and bronze with white paint all images courtesy of betrand huet and mitterand + sanz / zurich

recent works by american conceptual artist fred wilson is now on view at the miterrand + sanz / contemporary art gallery in zurich. wilson, a recipient of the macarthur foundation genius grant, is known for using his art to examine and deconstruct traditional methods of displaying art in museums, particularly in regard to racial content and cultural assumptions. curated by ami barak, each piece in the exhibition was selected to illustrate this aspect of wilson’s artistic approach–an institutional critique of the gallery space.

exhibition view gallery mitterand + sanz / zurich

‘regina atra’, 2006 silver and black diamonds installed in wood and glass vitrine

‘regina atra’ detail

exhibition view gallery mitterand+sanz / zurich

installation of flags, 2009 acrylic on canvas

‘haiti’, 2009 acrylic on canvas

‘ota benga’, 2008 bronze with silk scarf and wood base

  • ‘the mete of the muse’, 2004-2007
    bronze with black patina and bronze with white paint
    all images courtesy of betrand huet and mitterand + sanz / zurich

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