Alicja Kwade, ParaPivot

The Roof Garden Commission

Kelly Baum and Sheena Wagstaff

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May 28, 2019
64 pages, 4 5/16 x 7 1/4
58 color illus.
ISBN: 9781588396679
PB with Poster Jacket

Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Distributed by Yale University Press

A book that documents Alicja Kwade’s 2019 Roof Garden commission at The Met—large-scale sculptures that reference celestial bodies

Contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979) has received international acclaim for her minimalist, large-scale sculptures and installations intended to parse, but not resolve, various scientific and metaphysical conundrums. Kwade’s site-specific installation for the 2019 Roof Garden commission at The Met consists of two immersive sculptures that resemble an astrolabe, the instrument historically used to measure the location of the stars and planets over time. This compact volume presents images and analysis of this new installation, setting its creation in the context of the artist’s past work. An interview with Kwade conducted for this publication sheds further light on her process and inspirations.

Kelly Baum is Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art, and Sheena Wagstaff is Leonard A. Lauder Chairman in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, both at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
(April 16–October 27, 2019)

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The Roof Garden Commission
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Cornelia Parker

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