By Ann Temkin, Briony Fer, and Benjamin H. D. Buchloh
With a body of work unique in its formal power and intellectual rigor, Gabriel Orozco emerged at the beginning of the 1990s as one of the most intriguing and original artists of his generation.
This volume, designed in collaboration with the artist and presented on the occasion of his retrospective at MoMA, offers a comprehensive examination of Orozco's career from the late 1980s to the present. Critical essays provide new approaches to grounding Orozco's work in the larger landscape of contemporary art; they are complemented by a a richly illustrated chronology that combines biographical information with focused discussions of selected objects. Each entry pays particular attention to Orozco's material practice and introduces the artist's own reflections on the work he has created. 500 illustrations.