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More Real? Lunch Break Installation

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“More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness” features four photographs by Sharon Lockhart, an artist interested in the ability of film and photography to undermine reality and alter our perceptions of everyday life.

There’s something a bit odd about these works, collectively titled Lunch Break Installation, “Duane Hanson: Sculptures of Life.” Can you put your finger on it?

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Sharon Lockhart, Los Angeles, Lunch Break Installation, “Duane Hanson: Sculptures of Life,” 14 December 2002–23 February 2003, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 2003. Four chromogenic prints. Courtesy of the Broad Art Foundation

Need a hint? Here’s one: not all the figures are as life-like as they appear…

Read more about the work of Sharon Lockhart here.

Visit “More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness” for more works of art that play tricks on the mind and tiptoe between fact and fiction. Closes June 9th!

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