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Ajuste 12, 2009

Margolles shows relics of victims of criminal violence, presenting glass display cabinets with jewellery of shot police officers, government officials, passers-by and tourists. While the golden watches, earrings, chains and bracelets are draped as though on display in a jewellery store, as vanitas symbols the valuables directly refer to the sudden, unexpected deaths of these people.

 

© Courtesy: the artist. Photo: Rafael Burillo

Teresa Margolles: Frontera

4 Dec. 2010 - 20 Feb. 2011. Individual exhibition at Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany.

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