Hans Haacke
Blue Sail, 1964-1965

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Blue Sail
Artist name
Hans Haacke
Date created
chiffon, oscillating fan, fishing weights, and thread
134 in. x 126 in. (340.36 cm x 320.04 cm)
Date Acquired
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Permanent URL
Artwork Status
Not on view at this time.

A pioneer of institutional critique, artist Hans Haacke creates conceptual works that expose connections among money, art, and politics. Haacke recounts the realizations that inspired him to explore the relationships between art and the outside world, as in his SFMOMA collection work News (1969).

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