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À La Lumière des Deux Mondes

2005
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire and epoxy resin
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg

The lifting of a inert  body is a puppet. Accordingly, True Rouge starts the hoisted works group. These works brings a repertoire of connective separating elements and at the same time connects the body of the marionette to the body of the puppeteer. Are cables, rods, hooks, chains and cups. The difference of a body puppet and a counter weight lifted is the illusion that the puppet holds the body itself, making the connective sometimes invisible.

 

Invited by the Louvre in 2004 to do a work for temporary exhibition , Tunga decided to use the space on the pyramid where all visitors arrives . The work is hanging at the tip of a cantilever . Place originally designed to receive the marble Victory of Samothrace .
The focus is a headless skeleton lying on a hammock of twisted metal in tension sustained by huge canes which join as arms in a dance of death, we can see our whole lives pass through the space . Considering the collections of the museum as an ultimate graveyard of civilization , Tunga rummaged through the storage rooms of ancient statuary of different cultures . The collection brings together objects that leave armed words or stories . A cross-cultural universe of signs . Objects that could have been made ​​by any culture at any time . The large sculpture suggests a scale that balances between two worlds collected objects , attached to the seagrass beds at low tide . Sleep character flanked by a waterfall decapitated heads , hair and braids can remember the delight inversely teenager in the book " Dear Friend " where young resting on the rocks of a tropical waterfall .

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À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
details - Tunga's Studio - Rio de Janeiro
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
Louvre Museum - Paris
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
Otávio Schipper, 2007
PS1 - Nova York – EUA
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire, epoxy resin.
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
Otávio Schipper, 2007
PS1 - Nova York – EUA
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire and epoxy resin
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
drawing
À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • À La Lumière des Deux Mondes
  • iron, cast brass, steel wire and epoxy resin
  • 9000 x 7000 x 8000 mm
  • 3.000 kg
courtesy of Agnut Studio, 2005
drawing