Maybe some of you have noticed gorgeous large photographs of flowers in Chelsea nowadays. Well today I had the pleasure to visit the latest exhibition of Taryn Simon at Gagosian gallery in Chelsea.
Agreement Establishing the International Islamic Trade
Al-Bayan Palace, Kuwait City, Kuwait, May 30, 2006
From the series
Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015
Archival inkjet print in mahogany frames with text in windowed compartment on archival herbarium paper
85 × 73 1/4 × 2 3/4 inches framed (215.9 × 186.1 × 7 cm)
© Taryn Simon
Taryn Simon (b. 1975) is a multidisciplinary artist who has worked in photography, text, sculpture and performance. Her practice involves extensive research, in projects guided by an interest in systems of categorization and classification.
For more informations about the exhibition : http://www.gagosian.com/artists/taryn-simon
Also a nice video of the artist giving more insights about her work: https://www.ted.com/talks/taryn_simon_the_stories_behind_the_bloodlines?language=en