First U.S. Solo Museum Show of Gabriel Kuri at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston


BOSTON, MA.- On Feb. 2, 2011, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston opens Gabriel Kuri: Nobody needs to know the price of your Saab, the first solo museum exhibition of the artist’s work in the U.S. Using familiar materials such as receipts, newspaper or plastic bags, Kuri focuses our attention on contemporary consumer culture and the way money mediates almost all our human relationships and daily transactions. Approximately 25 sculptures and 10 collages will be on view, including Untitled (Superama), one of three towering tapestries ranging from 8 to over 12 feet in height, each intricately hand-woven in Mexico to replicate Wal-mart receipts. Accompanied by a fully- illustrated catalogue, the exhibition is on