- Sandra Gamarra born 1972
- Original title
- Pag. 70
- Oil paint on canvas
- Support: 1950 x 1620 mm
- Purchased with funds provided by the American Patrons of Tate, courtesy of the Latin American Acquisitions Committee 2009
Gamarra takes the role of ‘curator’ for the fictional Peruvian museum LiMac (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Lima) – an invention of the artist. She adds to the museum’s collection by selecting an artwork and painting it. Exhibition catalogues provide her source imagery, and she titles her paintings with the relevant page number, so the works in the LiMac collection have been mediated first through photography and then through the process of painting. Gamarra’s chose ‘acquisition’ here is by Candice Breitz, whose own work is based on appropriating material from film and television.
Gallery label, February 2016
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