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Chakaia Booker: The Observance accompanies the first comprehensive museum survey of the American artist. The publication explores the artist’s signature form-monumental works made of rubber-while showcasing her innovations across mediums. Featuring an expansive range of Booker’s sculptures, including totemic and anthropomorphic assemblages fabricated from cast-off tires, the volume highlights Booker’s ongoing expression of ecological and technological concerns, examinations of racial and economic disparities, and her interest in the symbolism of the automobile in American culture.
The exhibition and accompanying publication Chakaia Booker: The Observance include some of Booker’s most topical works, including Chu Ching (2012), which depicts a cross on a wheelbarrow resembling Jesus being dismounted from the cross, as well as two rarely seen series of paintings that explore landscape and language. The artist’s photographic series, Foundling Warrior Quest (2010) and Graveyard Series (1995), are also featured to explore the importance of performance and mythology in her practice. Anchoring the presentation is The Observance (1995), an immersive installation made of deconstructed rubber tires and tubes-Booker’s first work in this signature material, chosen by the artist for its associations with riots.
Essays by Aruna D'Souza, Erin Jenoa Gilbert, and Stephanie Seidel. Interview with the artist by Alex Gartenfeld
Title: Chakaia Booker The Observance
Format: Hardback Book
Release Date: 25 Jan 2022
Type: Alex Gartenfeld
Catalogue No: 9783777438092
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