Alicja Kwade: ParaPivot
April 16, 2019 - October 27, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art:
1000 Fifth Avenue,
New York, NY 10028

For the Museum’s latest rooftop commission, the Berlin-based artist suspends nine marbled spheres within an astrolabe-like structure of interlocking steel frames. By emulating the cosmos, Kwade simultaneously reminds viewers of their insignificance while dwarfing the distant skyscrapers of Manhattan—her cheeky take on capitalism.

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