Maurizio Cattelan’s Him come upon after a teddy bear depiction context produces quite the effect as recorded by Sascha Hastings in Now.
Yet the real shocker comes in a small dead-end room at the end of a long photo-lined passageway. Kneeling on the floor is Maurizio Cattelan‘s Him, a child-sized Hitler effigy. His eyes are turned up toward a small transom of light, his hands folded as though praying for absolution.
“Teddies bared” a review of Same Difference at Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation in 2002.
And so for day 287