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  • Sanya Kantarovsky, Letdown, 2017, oil, watercolor, and pastel on canvas, 85 x 65".

    Sanya Kantarovsky

    Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

    Amid the public displays of penitence in the #MeToo era, the knee-jerk qualifier “as a father” has been particularly maligned for its implication that parenthood is somehow a prerequisite for possessing respect for human dignity. At the same time, there is a specific torment to being a parent in a moment when the monsters under the bed have been revealed as more than just shadows, and the helplessness of the child is openly matched by that of the parents, who can never fully shield their offspring against the abuses rampant in the world.

    Sanya Kantarovsky mined this double vulnerability in his

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