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The Fly Ilya Kabakov


…Note Viktor Stepanovitch, the direct idiocy of the inscription! This one clearly mocks our adherence to metaphoric language, the way we love searching for some underlying message, hidden context everywhere. The title “Fly” underlines that there is only a fly in the picture, nothing else…


Ilya Kabakov Dnepropetrovsk, 1933 –

Culture Russian
Date 1982
Object type drawing
Medium, technique Indian ink, coloured pencil on paper

330 × 226 mm

Inventory number K.90.6/50
Collection Prints and Drawings
On view This artwork is not on display

This record is subject to revision due to ongoing research.

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