A Sense Of Self

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Fea­tur­ing artists rang­ing from Ma­rina Abramović to the Ger­man Ex­pres­sion­ist Ernst Lud­wig Kirch­ner, EX­OT­ICA… And 4 Other Cases

Of The Self ap­plies the Re­nais­sance and Baroque con­cept of the Wun­derkam­mer, or cab­i­net of cu­riosi­ties, to the in­di­vid­ual. Just as the Wun­derkam­mern were di­vided into five parts – “ex­ot­ica” (ob­jects from dis­tant lands), “ar­ti­fi­cialia” (art­works), “nat­u­ralia” (rare nat­u­ral phe­nom­ena), “sci­en­tifica” (sci­en­tific in­stru­ments), and “mirabilia” (in­ex­pli­ca­ble ar­ti­facts) – so, too, can hu­man ex­is­tence be com­part­men­tal­ized. See how at the Wun­derkam­mer Ol­bricht ex­hi­bi­tion, on now at me Col­lec­tors Room

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