• MAR 26 to NOV 03
    Solo Exhibition
    Juan Muñoz: Conversation Piece III, 2001


    • Solo Exhibition
    • Contemporary

    Dates and Opening hours

    MAR 26 to NOV 03, 2013

    Event Location

    Turner Contemporary

    CT9 1HG
    Kent Area
    United Kingdom

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    Juan Muñoz (1953 – 2001) is known for his unsettling sculptures of individuals or groups placed in architectural settings. He described himself as a ‘storyteller’ and created sculptures in a ‘narrative’ manner, which broke with tradition.

    In his Conversation Piece series, groups of bronze or resin figures are arranged in carefully staged groupings, apparently frozen mid-conversation. Like many of Munoz’ figures, those in Conversation Piece III  are slightly smaller than life-sized, playing with our sense of scale and perspective and transforming the atmosphere in our Sunley Gallery which overlooks the North Sea.

    In 2001, Muñoz created the second commission for Tate Modern's Turbine Hall, Double Bind.

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