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Rirkrit Tiravanija: 'Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green'
From: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will present the museums first-ever exhibition of works by contemporary Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija. Organized by Mark Beasley, the museums Robert and Arlene Kogod Secretarial Scholar, Curator of Media and Performance Art, the exhibition titled Rirkrit Tiravanija: Whos Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green, will transform the Hirshhorns galleries into a communal dining space in which visitors will be served curry and invited to share a meal together. The installation includes a large-scale mural, drawn on the walls over the course of the exhibition, which references protests against Thai government policies. The exhibition will also include a series of documentary shorts curated exclusively for the Hirshhorn by Thailands leading independent filmmaker and Palme dOr prize-winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul in collaboration with the artist. On view May 17July 24, Tiravanijas presentation unites his signature communal food-based work with his ongoing series of drawings derived from protest imagery, creating a unique dialogue within a single installation.