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A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler
A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler

Making Love Revolutionary

Sept 25, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020
77-82 Whitechapel High St, Shadwell, London E1 7QX, United Kingdom

“When I put my hand in the clay,” Anna Maria Maiolino said recently, “that was a turning point because it’s such a primary thing; clay is matter.” Maiolino works this matter into ball and egg shapes, curling tubiforms that suggest snakes and viscera. In what the Evening Standard has called “the show of the year,” these drying shapes allude to human life—our beginnings, physiological imperatives, and the metaphors we make. —E.C.

Anna Maria Maiolino, “Entrevidas,” from the series “Fotopoemação,” 1981/ 2010. Photo: Henri Virgil Stahl. Courtesy the artist, private collection, Monza and Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milano.

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