Milk

Date: 2010
Ref: 0646
Materials: 16 cast aluminium milk containers, epoxy paint, glass
Dimensions: 250 x 80 x 20cm
Catalogued: 2014 Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food Water Life. Actes Sud, Arles
Exhibition history: 2012 Ulrich Museum, USA; 2010 Galleria Continua Le Moulin; 2010 Permekemuseum, Belgium
Courtesy: Courtesy of the Artists

Lucy + Jorge Orta continue their fascination for milk containers. Over the years the artists have observed how people all over the world deal with milk as an in principal essential daily nourishment. Milk pays tribute to a seemingly insignificant but in fact rather essential utensil. This artwork was made possible through the collaboration with Royal DSM and dairy farmers in India as well as the Baliehof farm in Jabekke Belgium for the exhibition Wijheizij at the Permekemuseum in Belgium.

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