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Boris Mikhailov
Yesterday's Sandwich
HC, 24,5 x 35 cm., 55 plates in box.
Phaidon 2009 (2006)
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Surely there must be something wrong with Boris Mikhailov, because he never stops surprising us. After the last small book called "Suzie" now from the early seventies these dual-imposions, single plates on cardbox, in a very nicely done box. The work, combining sexuality and politics, stretching both positions to the utmost, crashing them comes as a refreshing sidekick to Tarkovsky┬┤s Polaroids from the same era.

"I am not trying to take pictures of sensational things, but rather of those things which are in excess." Boris Mikhailov, Saatchi Gallery -