'The Theater of Disappearance': A Show You Won't Want to Miss

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'The Theater of Disappearance': A Show You Won't Want to Miss

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Since arriving on the global art scene in 2011, when he transformed his country’s pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale into a monumental clay forest, the Argentine artist Adrián Villar Rojas has become known for spectacular installations that suggest an epoch beyond the reach of museums. In 2015, for the 12th Sharjah Biennial in the United Arab Emirates, he filled an empty ice factory near a nature preserve on the Gulf of Oman with columns that looked as though they had been excised straight from the earth, packed with geological strata of concrete, plants, dead birds and athletic shoes, and let them crumble in the…

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