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Pedro Reyes
Key to the Museum of Hypothetical Lifetimes (2013)


Glass fibre and ink.
65 x 54.5 cm
Edition of 40, accompanied by a signed and numbered certificate


 

About the work

This limited edition, Key to the Museum of Hypothetical Lifetimes was created by
Mexican artist Pedro Reyes to accompany his installation, Sanitorium, which forms part of the group show, Spirit of Utopia, at the Whitechapel Gallery (July - September, 2013).
Reyes’ work in this show is reflective of his playful exploration into the experiences of therapy, theatre and performance art, and this edition - a glass fibre relief map of a hypothetical lifetime, complete with ‘heartbreak’ and ‘seven year itch’ - provides a rare, yet affordable, opportunity to acquire an outstanding work by Reyes.


 

About the artist

Training initially as an architect, Pedro Reyes’s work forms an on-going dialogue
between building design and structure, and the socio-political aspects of culture.
His interest in structural design informs his exploration of the intricacies of social
interactions created and maintained by built spaces, forming an investigation into
aspects of human communication and social habits.

 


Selected Exhibitions

Born in Mexico City in 1973, Reyes gained international acclaim with projects such as Baby Marx (2009-present) and Palas por Pistolas (2008). Disarm (2013) at the Lisson Gallery, is Reyes first UK solo exhibition, with previous international shows including the Guggenheim Museum (2011), the Serpentine Gallery, London (2010) and the San Francisco Art Institute (2008). Reyes has shown as part of international and national group exhibitions, including shows at the Liverpool Biennale (2012), the New Museum, New York (2011), the Reykjiavik Art Museum, Reykjiavik (2008) and the 50th Venice
Biennale, Venice (2003).




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Thank you for your interest in Whitechapel Gallery's editions.

 

Following careful consideration, in response to the COVID-19 situation and in line with advice from Public Health England, Whitechapel Gallery is temporarily closed to the public until further notice.

 

You can continue to support the Whitechapel Gallery by buying our editions which are available via the website, or by emailing editions@whitechapelgallery.org

 

Any orders placed while we are closed will be dispatched or made available for collection once the gallery reopens. Our staff are working remotely and are very happy to answer any questions by email.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to the gallery again soon. 

                                                                                             

 Works can be purchased with Own Art, allowing you to spread the cost of your purchase over 10 months, completely interest free.  

Typical 0% APR. Subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Whitechapel Gallery is a licensed broker of Own Art loans. Registered address: Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX.
 

   We work with contemporary conservation framers Frame London to provide the best framing options for your Limited Edition. Contact us for more information.

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