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sculptural installation in London

Michael Rakowitz

Tuesday 04 June 2019Sunday 25 August 2019

Exhibition of eight works by Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz exploring the destruction of historical and cultural artefacts from Afghanistan, Iraq and the Middle East to 1950s America and Aboriginal housing projects in Australia. The artist is best known in the UK for his sculpture of a winged Assyrian god made from date-syrup cans installed in Trafalgar Square on the Fourth Plinth.

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Keyword tags

Aboriginal culture | Armenian genocide | Bamiyan buddhas | Beatles | Fourth Plinth | holocaust | Iraq | Michael Rakowitz | sculpture


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