Robert Gober

American (Wallingford, Connecticut, 1954)

Robert Gober is one of several artists who championed a return to figural art during the 1980s.

Although his sinks, cribs, baskets, and urinals appear to be appropriated everyday objects, they are in fact laboriously handmade. These faux-utilit


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