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  • “An Atlas of Events”

    Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation | Lisbon

    The very first work encountered in “An Atlas of Events” presented the theme of the exhibition. Rodney McMillan’s Untitled, 2006, is composed of two large-scale black columns that resemble the Twin Towers, atop which are two embalmed baboons. As this work suggests, the show intended to examine post-9/11 society politically, economically, and culturally. Brought together by António Pinto Ribeiro, Debra Singer, and Esra Sarigedik Öktem, the twenty-eight participating artists offered multiple points of view on this theme. Such diversity made for a rich exhibition in which each artist’s personal

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