Item description for Roni Horn: Cabinet Of by Roni Horn...
The modalities of appearance mark Roni Horn's series of 36 head shots of a clown. Originally seen in her Clowd and Cloun installation, a series of alternating images on the two motifs of the cloud and the clown, Horn's stunning photographs of the inevitable clown (he always looks the same) disintegrate the very consistency that makes a clown recognizable as a clown. The clown is a constant, a symbolic form whose identity is rooted in a conventionally defined appearance (red bulbous nose, a shock of bright frizzy hair, white pancake skin, an ear-to-ear grin), one that occludes the specifics of the persona--the player--who temporarily assumes that guise. Cabinet of repeats 36 times the dissolution of the clown's appearance and thus, perhaps, the defining features of the clown itself.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 14.2" Width: 12.2" Height: 0.7" Weight: 4.75 lbs.
Release Date May 2, 2003
ISBN 3882438649 ISBN13 9783882438642
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More About Roni Horn
Roni Horn was born in New York where she continues to live and work. Recent solo exhibitions of her work include the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Fundacao Serralves, Porto; Fotomuseum Winterthur and Centre Pompidou, Paris. Her recent publications, Dictionary of Water, This is Me, This is You, Cabinet of, If on a Winter's Night, Her, Her, Her, & Her, Wonderwater (Alice Offshore), Index Cixous, 2003 - 05 have all been published by Steidl.