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Locating work in Santiago Sierra’s artistic practice


On many occasions, Santiago Sierra’s pieces have fallen under heavy criticism.[1] 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.

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