Lot
#18
Artist:
Kayode Ojo
Title:
“Scorched Bedroom, Paris (Cartier)”
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Lot Details

Medium
Inkjet print mounted on Museum board, framed
Dimensions
Overall sheet: 39 7/8 x 26 3/8 in. (102 x 67 cm.) Overall framed: 43 ⅞ × 30 ⅜ × 1.8125 inches (111.44 × 77.15 × 4.60 cm)
Year:
Year: 2018
Extra Info:

Number 1 from an edition of 3 with 2 APs

Accompanied by Certificate of authenticity from Martos Gallery.

Location: New York

Seller: Kayode Ojo, New York, with the support of Martos Gallery, New York. 

"I really like the narrative of the [Cartier Love] bracelet. The idea is that you go to the store, your partner buys it for you, and they screw you into [the bracelet.] The point is, you don’t take it off. But also the bracelet introduces this idea of real and fake. What’s happening between price and quality in fashion is really insane — I think sometimes it must actually be the fetish of spending money that makes people buy these things. I definitely think about knockoff culture. A lot of the clothing I use in my work is fast fashion or e-commerce. I like to complicate the hierarchy of real and fake." --Kayode Ojo

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