Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Rem Denizen

15.5" h x 24" w

REM036

2015

Description

Inventory Number REM036

Size 15.5" h x 24" w

Material Paper, ink, enamel, wood, silk

Period Contemporary

Country of Origin United States

Year Made 2015

The title of this work refers, verbatim, to the medical term for mad cow disease, an infectious and fatal disease believed to be due to a misfolded protein, known as a prion, wreaking havoc on the central nervous system— there appears to be a conceptual relationship between the cerebral shape of the rorschach-esque blob at the center of the panel, and the reference to the disease.

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