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Post R

© Dan Perjovschi. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Post R

Artist: Dan Perjovschi (Romanian, born 1961)
Culture: Romanian
Date: 1995
Medium: Poster
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 7/8 x 25 3/16 inches (45.4 x 64 cm)
Mat: 23 1/4 x 30 1/2 inches (59.1 x 77.5 cm)
Classification: Print
Credit Line: Gift of Kristine Stiles
Label Text:The title Post R puns on the words "poster" and "R" (for Romania). Dan appears in each of the four posters, displaying his bicep with the word "Romania," which he had tattooed on his arm in a 1993 performance. In this way, he exhibits his connection to his country, one that the posters critique. Each poster presents the contradictions between the present and a mythic idea of Romania.

This one shows an outhouse next to a stream in the legendary beautiful Romanian countryside with the title "The most beautiful country in the world."
Object number: 2007.12.2.C