Ernesto Neto: Mother body emotional densities, for alive temple time baby son

 
 
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Ernesto Neto,
Mother body emotional densities, for alive temple time baby son
, 2007, polyester Lycra, turmeric, clove, cumin, ginger, pepper, and annatto, dimensions variable. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Museum purchase, International and Contemporary Collectors Funds. Courtesy the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York. Photo: Pablo Mason.

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Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto’s monumental installation featuring hanging polyp-shaped sculptures has been re-installed in the Farrell Gallery. Fragrant spices such as ginger, cloves, and turmeric are stuffed into skin-like Lycra fabric, and suspended throughout the gallery, engaging senses of sight and smell.

Ernesto Neto: Mother body emotional densities, for alive temple time baby son is organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Institutional support of MCASD is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Fund.