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A Cheap and Ill-fitting Gorilla Suit


Angus Fairhurst



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
A Cheap and Ill-fitting Gorilla Suit, Angus Fairhurst
studio installation view
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Sculpture, Sculptures | fake fur, cardboard, newspaper, coat hanger
Size: overall installed 60 x 36 x 30 inches
Culture: British
Physical Description: gorilla suit which hangs so that its heels are flat on the ground; this was used in Fairhurst's videos and posters of the same name
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1996
Accession Number: 1996.94
Rights: Copyright retained by the artist
Artist: Angus Fairhurst, British, 1966 - 2008
Role: Artist
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, 1966 - 2008
Added to Site: March 1, 2009