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Rirkrit Tiravanija

Untitled (450/375), 1995

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Description

Gold-rimmed Ray Ban glasses
with engraving on the lenses:
LONG RIVER
A SINGLE LINE
ORANGE SAFFRON
AT TWILIGHT,
5 3/8 x 1 3/4” (2,5 x 16 x 6,7 cm),
Ed. 80/XXV, numbered,
with certificate and artist’s seal

Instrument of heightened perception. A self-portrait perhaps or a picture of the part played by the artist as he brings into focus the daily chores blurred by habit.

Quote

“Art has many different levels and you have to make your own level. You have to decide where you want to be, and then just go for that. It doesn’t have to do with anything else in the world. Just yourself. You get there, and maybe nobody sees it, but you get there. It is, at least as I think of it, a spiritual thing.” Rirkrit Tiravanija Parkett No. 44, 1995

$ 900.00

About

“Using human interaction as his primary material, Rirkrit Tiravanija goes beyond performance to create socially-engaged conceptual works that blur the boundaries of art in novel ways and bridge the division between public and private … As with his edition for Parkett, a copy of his own pair of glasses with engraved words, Tiravanija initiates ways to enable the public to be a part of the art-making process ….”. -Artsy