Alfredo Jaar: Lament of the Images

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List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999 - Art - 87 pages
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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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Alfredo Jaar was born in 1956 in Santiago de Chile, where he studied architecture and film direction. His work has been exhibited in solo and group shows worldwide, including at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the Moderna Museet in Stockholm. A winner of a MacArthur igeniusi grant in 2000, Jaar has also participated in the biennials in Venice, S o Paulo, Johannesburg, Sydney, Istanbul and Kwangju.

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