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Cube (9 x 9 x 9): Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2012-10-18

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Everything about this sculpture, from its imposing physical presence to its construction of barbed wire, seems to be threatening and dangerous. Mona Hatoum's use of a provocative material reflects her belief that content should be conveyed through aesthetic and formal elements. She describes her work as being "…about presenting the audience with a set of objects and materials that may have certain associations and may bring out general feelings of discomfort or uncertainty, and this will be different for each person."
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Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Added to Site: October 2, 2010