Robert Gober – The Heart Is Not a Metaphor – at MoMA this Fall

The Museum of Modern Art has announced the largest survey of work from Robert Gober in the U.S. will take place this Fall in NYC. Approximately 130 works in a variety of mediums spanning the artist’s career will fill out “The Heart Is Not a Metaphor.” What a perfect way to say goodbye to Summer.


Robert Gober, Untitled, Wood, beeswax, leather, fabric, and human hair, 1991.


Robert Gober, Untitled, Paper, twine, metal, light bulbs, cast plaster with casein and silkscreen ink, stainless steel, painted cast bronze and water, plywood, forged iron, plaster, latex paint and lights, photolithography on archival (Mohawk Superfine) paper, twine, hand-painted forest mural, 1992.


Robert Gober, Leg with Anchor, Forged iron and steel, beeswax, cotton, leather, and human hair, 2008.


Robert Gober, Untitled, Aluminum-leaf, oil and enamel paint on cast lead crystal, 2005-2006.


Robert Gober, Untitled, Wood, beeswax, brick, plaster, plastic, leather, iron, charcoal, cotton socks, electric light and motor, 1994-1995.

The Heart Is Not a Metaphor is organized by Ann Temkin, The Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator, and Paulina Pobocha, Assistant Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, MoMA, working in close collaboration with the artist.

Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor
4 October 2014 – 18 January 2015
The Museum of Modern Art
NYC

Images courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art.



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