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8th Sharjah Biennial
4 April - 4 June 2007

Sharjah / 2007 / Photo Tour

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Rirkrit Tiravanija





Less Oil More Courage. 2007
Based on a painting of 2003

Tiravanijas adopts late painter Peter Cain's sketch-book entry "More courage less oil" in his work. Whereas Cain probably referred to his own production as an artist, the restructured sentence and the Gulfstate context evoke special associations. The piece was shown on the stairway of the Sharjah Art Museum and in light boxes along the streets of the city.

© Photos: Haupt & Binder


* 1961 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and New York, USA.
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Sharjah / 2007 / Photo Tour