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Locating work in Santiago Sierra’s artistic practice
On many occasions, Santiago Sierra’s pieces have fallen under heavy criticism. Accused of being unethical, exploitative or authoritative, many of his works have shocked both audiences and art critics alike. As exemplified by 245 cm3 (2006), a work that was closed prematurely due to the pressure exerted by the local media, in many cases his constant provocation has even resulted in outright censorship.