Alex Da Corte
Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dimensions: 105mm x 184mm
Published to accompany Alex Da Corte’s new site specific work, As Long as the Sun Lasts commissioned by the The Met for its Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, Da Corte draws together the beloved Sesame Street character Big Bird and the Kinetic sculptures of Alexander Calder. With essays by Shanay Jhaveri, Assistant Curator and Jack Halberstam, Professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University, and a conversation with Sheena Wagstaff, Leonard A. Lauder Chairman, this publication explores Da Corte’s deep engagement with art history, popular culture and his personal experiences, as well as his diverse influences – from Renaissance painting to horror films.