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Daiga Grantina: What Eats Around Itself

Daiga Grantina- What Eats Around Itself

January 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - May 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

New Museum
235 Bowery
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Free with museum admission

Walk among large-scale sculptural assemblages that emulate the natural world, often resembling terrariums and vegetation. Latvian artist Daiga Grantina’s labored configurations employ synthetic materials and incorporate conflicting physical qualities: soft and hard, transparent and opaque, mobile and static, strong and weak.

A new suspended site-specific sculptural installation interweaves cast silicone with paint, latex, fabric, and felt, mimicking the growth of lichen. Other forms resemble both rose petals and eyelids.

Closed Mondays.

Daiga Grantina: What Eats Around Itself

Walk among large-scale sculptural assemblages that emulate the natural world, often resembling terrariums and vegetation. Latvian artist Daiga Grantina’s labored configurations employ synthetic materials and incorporate conflicting physical qualities: soft…