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Liliana Porter

Born in 1941, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lives and works in New York City, United States


One of the most cited Argentinean artists in contemporary culture, Liliana Porter has long questioned the boundary between reality and its representation. She is a master at distilling life and art to simple profundities through humorous juxtapositions of incongruous objects. Over the years, Porter has amassed a prodigious and eccentric collection of figurines, knickknacks, toys, and souvenirs from her global travels. These kitschy objects appear regularly in her work, inviting political, philos...Read more