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Medusa Marinara, 1999

Design And Decorative Arts

Transfer-printed porcelain new in original box

12.50 x 12.50 in

31.8 x 31.8 cm

Edition of 3000

Signed with printed manufacturer's mark to underside '1999 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project by Vik Muniz.

PRICE: $700
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    About The Work

    Every year since 1988, technology entrepreneur and avid collector Peter Norton commissioned an artist to create an original work of art that is then produced in a limited edition of 3,000 and sent to friends and select art institutions. In 1999, Vik Muniz was chosen and "Medusa Marinara" is his contribution to the project.

    Vik Muniz is known for using materials like wire, sugar, dirt, and chocolate sauce to create images that he then photographs. This Medusa Plate features an image of Muniz’s recreation of Caravaggio’s Medusa (1590, Gallerica degli Uffizi, Florence) rendered in pasta marinara. It can be displayed or used as a serving dish, allowing the Medusa image to be revealed as food is removed. 

    Courtesy of Alpha 137 Gallery

    About Vik Muniz

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