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Grater Divide

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Hatoum's sculpture has a profound physical presence not only because of its scale but also because of the way it subverts the familiar. Grater Divide is an oversize kitchen utensil whose sharp edges seem less suited to utility than to a more ominous purpose. The resulting tension may bring to...

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Provenance

The artist; 2002, with Alexander and Bonin Gallery, New York; 2002, sold by Alexander and Bonin to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 25, 2002)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Linde Family Foundation

Copyright

© Mona Hatoum

2002

Dimensions

203.8 x 304.8 cm (80 1/4 x 120 in.)

Accession Number

2002.320

Medium or Technique

Mild steel

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture