Alfredo Jaar: Lament of the Images
List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999 - Art - 87 pages
The Lament of the Images situates Jaar's recent large-scale installations from the Rwanda series (including Let There Be Light, Field, Road, Cloud, and The Eyes of Gutete Emerita) within the overall context of his work, and contains an essay on Jarr, a poem by Nigerian writer Ben Okri, illustrations, entries and reproductions of all 22 works that comprise the Rwanda series.
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