Dead Animals

or, the curious occurrence of taxidermy in contemporary art

David Winton Bell Gallery
Brown University

Curated by Jo-Ann Conklin

January 23 - March 27, 2016

Curatorial Assistant

Dead Animals, or the curious occurrence of taxidermy in contemporary art surveys current artistic use of taxidermy through the work of eighteen artists: Maurizio Cattelan, Kate Clark, Mark Dion, Nicholas Galanin, Thomas Grünfeld, Damien Hirst, Karen Knorr, Annette Messager, Polly Morgan, Deborah Sengl, Angela Singer, Bryndis Snæbjörnsdóttir/Mark Wilson, Richard Barnes, Jules Greenberg, Sarah Cusimano Miles, Richard Ross, and Hiroshi Sugimoto.

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Kate Clark
Licking the Plate, 2014
Kudu hide and horns, foam,clay, thread, pins, rubber eyes, wood, plaster, paint, and painted backdrop
10′ x 10′ x 4′