Mark Dion’s life-size cabinets of curiosities

Mark Dion
Bureau of Censorship, 1996/2019
Mixed media installation

Mark Dion
The Memory Box, 2016
Mixed media installation

Inside this shed are many little boxes, which visitors are invited to take off the shelf and open in order to discover the objects inside. ”I want to provoke a childlike curiosity and the anxiety of looking through your mother and father’s chest of drawers when they’re not home,” Dion has said, reflecting on the work.

Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY

July 13th, 2019


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