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  • Ann Cathrin November Høibo, Untitled, 2012, shelf, Velcro, shoe-lace, four framed tapestries, 59 1/2 x 35 3/8 x 31 1/2".

    Ann Cathrin November Høibo

    STANDARD (OSLO) | Hegdehaugsveien

    For “Christopher Burden on My Shoulders,” Ann Cathrin November Høibo’s first solo exhibition, the rigor of the stark white cube was rumpled. Two towering white aluminum shelving units obstructed the viewer’s way through the space. A pair of seashells appeared on a wall otherwise considered too narrow for art, positioned according to the precise height and alignment of the artist’s breasts; this was Høibo’s pastiche of Madonna’s famous cone brassiere, Untitled (Sea Shells), 2011. The weighed-down shoulders of the exhibition title would be a second reference to the artist’s body; a third, the

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