Luis at his desk, 2014

Work On Paper

Framed book page

11.73 x 9.02 in

29.8 x 22.9 cm

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PRICE: $7,000

    About The Work

    Artist and writer Jill Magid explores themes of intimacy and secrecy within systems of power. Magid’s work develops from her own experiences inside these systems, including the military (being trained to embed with the US Army in Afghanistan), the police (being followed by the Liverpool Police Department through it’s city-wide CCTV system), and secret service (being mentored as a spy after being commissioned by the Dutch Secret Service), an organization that would eventually confiscate her work from the Tate Modern in London. Chrissy Isles, Senior Curator of the Whitney Museum, remarks that “the work of Jill Magid is incisive in its poetic questioning of the ethics of human behavior and the hidden political structures of society. Her intelligent conceptual strategies engage the viewer in an absorbing aesthetic and intellectual experience that turns conventional assumptions of power, secrecy, control and social space inside out.” This unique work featuring Mexican architect Luis Barragán is from The Barragán Archives, Magid’s series that explores what it means for a corporation to own an artist’s legacy.

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    About Jill Magid

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