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Wolfgang Laib: A Retrospective

October 26, 2000 – January 22, 2001

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
7th and Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Location: Level 3

This exhibition surveys the work of German artist Wolfgang Laib (b. 1950) who since the mid-1970s has deepened the Minimalist aesthetic by creating objects from pure organic materials. Works on view include a "milkstone" sculpture of carved marble with milk, works of pollen, and structures in beeswax -- including a narrow, accessible chamber lined with fragrant panels of beeswax.