Mike Nelson, Cloak

2017

NMNM / Nero
English
168 pages
Hardcover, 16 x 22 cm
ISBN : 1-84356-028-3

25 €

A paper version of the environment created by Nelson in the UBS building in Monaco, Cloak is a study in complete, total, even suffocating, blue. Specifically, ultramarine: extracted from precious lapis lazuli, a Middle Eastern stone more expensive than gold. To be contemplated by the viewer, these pages, cloaked in blue, evoke the imbalanced distribution of the world’s wealth.


Curators of the project: Suad Garayeva-Maleki and Cristiano Raimondi

This project was done in collaboration with Galleria Franco Noero, Torino.


Available at the museum, for orders : bookshop@nmnm.mc