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Cornelia Parker Transitional Object (Psychobarn)

Transitional Object enters into conversation with Cornelia Parker to explore her major installation in the courtyard of the Royal Academy.

Drawing inspiration from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and the paintings of Edward Hopper, Transitional Object (PsychoBarn) presents an unsettling vision of America against the neoclassical backdrop of Burlington House.

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Dimensions 23 x 17cm
Fabric & material Paperback
No. of Pages 64
No. of Illustrations 45
SKU 02088104

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Half stage set, half sculpture, Transitional Object (PsychoBarn) was first shown on the roof of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, against the skyline of Central Park.

With over 50 colour illustrations including installation shots, this publication also investigates the resonances of now siting the work in London. 

Cornelia Parker is well known for her installations, including Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View (1991), a reconstruction of an exploded shed which forms part of Tate's collection.