Luis Gispert

Untitled (Escalades)

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Untitled (Escalades)
Luis Gispert
Untitled (Escalades)
2007
C-print
182.9 x 276.9

The rich fabrics are real enough, lovingly installed by the vehicles’ proud owners, but the deception starts here. Burberry? Gucci? Stephen Sprouse? No, knock-offs. Real vistas out those windows? Well, yes, but transplanted thousands of miles. Have we perhaps already arrived in postpostmodern Paradise, where vehicle owners appropriate logos and artists appropriate vehicle owners? “There’s a double meaning,” admits Gispert, and it’s there in the series title, Decepcion.

Text by William A Ewing


     
 


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