Posts By: Erin Laurel Haylow

Gabriel Orozco at Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin

Deutsche Guggenheim – “Gabriel Orozco: Asterisms”, 2012




From a discarded piece of Bubblegum

To a scrap of string….

We are surrounded by a visual collaboration of individual memories and moments either washed up on shore or abandoned, deserted on a Mexican nature reserve. Gabriel Orozco has recycled these forgotten treasures into his own masterpiece that, “can be read both as a critique of current civilization and a poetic topography.” All these little artifacts are brought together perfectly like a constellation of stars in his exhibition Asterisms shown at Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin.

Asterisms – A prominent pattern or group of stars, typically having a popular name but smaller than a constellation.

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