Power Station of Art
12th Shanghai Biennale
ENRIQUE JEŽIK, In Hemmed-in Ground, 2018
Steel structure, recycled cardboard, 77 × 1150 × 1150 cm.
Installation view of the 12th Shanghai Biennale, “Proregress: Art in an Age of Historical Ambivalence,”
at the Power Station of Art, Shanghai, 2018–19. Courtesy the artist and Hilario Galguera Gallery, Mexico City.
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