Hans Haacke
Blue Sail , 1/1/2005

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Blue Sail
Artist name
Hans Haacke
Date created
1/1/2005
Classification
installation
Medium
chiffon, oscillating fan, fishing weights, and thread
Dimensions
134 in. x 126 in. (340.36 cm x 320.04 cm)
Date Acquired
2005
Credit
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund: gift of Carla Emil and Rich Silverstein, Mimi and Peter Haas, Patricia and Raoul Kennedy, Elaine McKeon, and Robin Wright
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Permanent URL
https://www.sfmoma.org/artwork/2005.185.A-B
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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