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NEW PLYMOUTH

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Lee Bul

by RHANA DEVENPORT

Created during her tenure as the 2005 International Artist in Residence at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery for her first solo show in New Zealand, "Mon grand récit: because everything..." continues Lee Bul's dismantling of totalizing ideologies. Sumptuous and hallucinogenic, this work is the first in a radical new series of visually charged conceptual explorations, and is the exhibition centerpiece. Here, the artist's dystopian vision takes the form of a Lilliputian tabletop vista fabricated from almost-edible girly-pink epoxy resin splattered over fleshy cream fiberglass and polystyrene…

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