Carsten Höller (B. 1961)
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Carsten Höller (B. 1961)

Orango Tango

Details
Carsten Höller (B. 1961)
Orango Tango
fibre on silicon rubber, plastic eyes and horn nails
15 3/8 x 44 ½ x 22 ½in. (39 x 113 x 57cm.)
Executed in 2001
Provenance
Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
V. Despret, Bêtes et Hommes, Paris 2007, (illustrated in colour, p. 114).
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Lot Essay

'I wanted to have an animal that triggered emotions, which is completely meaningless with a rubber-cast sculpture. The idea was that it would be artistically meaningless, even stupid, but emotionally effective, like a trigger' C. Höller.

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