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Title

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (Australia)

Artist

Yinka Shonibare

Date

2008

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G374
The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (Australia), Yinka Shonibare
The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (Australia): Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Photographs | C-print mounted on aluminum
Size: 71 1/2 x 49 1/4 in. (181.61 x 125.1 cm) (image)80 1/2 x 58 x 2 3/4 in. (204.47 x 147.32 x 6.99 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 21st century
Inscriptions: Label on back: gallery label
Physical Description: sleeping man with his head down on a desk, wearing maroon tights and brightly-patterned jacket and knickers; lynx-like cat on floor behind man; black cat visible behind PL hip of man; owls on desk and flying owls in background behind man; flying bats at t
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The C. Curtis Dunnavan Fund for Contemporary Art
Accession Number: 2008.79
Rights: © Yinka Shonibare, Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York
Artist: Yinka Shonibare, British, b. London, 1962
Role: Photographer
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, b. London, 1962
Added to Site: March 1, 2009