Patricia Piccinini | Nature's Little Helpers
Edited and Designed By Christopher R. Miller
Essays by Rachel Kent and Patricia Piccinini
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition Patricia Piccinini: Nature’s Little Helpers, coordinated by Betsy Wittenborn Miller and Emilio Steinberger, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY (October 22–November 30, 2005). Works from this exhibition were included in Hug: Recent Work by Patricia Piccinini at the Frye Art Museum (September 2007–January 6, 2008), cocurated by Robin Held, Frye Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Collections, and Patricia Hickson, Curator, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa.
Fantastic, hyper-realistic sculptures of customized life forms are featured in Hug, the first U.S. survey of work by Australian artist Patricia Piccinini. Informed by recent advances in and complex questions raised by genetic research, Piccinini’s sculptures, photographs, and video installations examine the precarious relationships among animals, nature, science, and technology.
This catalogue includes essays by Rachel Kent, Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney and by Patricia Piccinini as well as a list of exhibition artworks and bibliography and biography of the artist coordinated by Randy White.
42 pages, 18 color illustrations
11.5 x 9.5 in
Limited Edition of 1, 000
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