Focus on Contemporary
10 April - 26 October 2008
Lower Level 2


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Selected from the collection, this display focuses on art that explores history, memory and the associations that art objects can accumulate though time. Highlights include:
- Doris Salcedo's Atrabiliarios, in which the shoes of people who have disappeared in Colombia are enclosed behind stitched skin in votive-like niches in the wall, exhibited with a major new Salcedo acquisition,
- Jannis Kounellis' impressive arte povera wall work, which embodies cycles of life and death, and
- Janet Laurence's In stance of memory, where layered evocative images of the courtyard in the Jewish Museum in Berlin evoke bodily experiences of memory and space.

Contemporary art with UBS