TIM TATE (American, 20th c.) AND MARC PETROVIC (American, b. 1967)
"Vanity" from The Seven Deadly Sins series, 2010; Blown and cast glass, found objects; video, electrified; 17" x 7" x 7"; Exhibition: Museum of Art and Design, New York; Provenance: Habatat Gallery, Michigan; The video for the "capital vice" of vanity reflects the viewer's image. Press the red button on the stand and the voice of artist Tim Tate purrs "You look so good".; "I try to bare everything я the guts of my materials and my inner thoughts я in deceptively simple narrative videos set into specimen jarsиThese works are phylacteries of sorts, the transparent reliquaries in which bits of saintsу bones or hair я relics я are displayedи.My relics are temporal, sounds and moving images formally enshrined, encapsulating experiences like cultural specimens. And perhaps, to the contemporary soul, they are no less reliquaries than those containing the bones of a saint." пTim Tate
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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