Aleksandra Mir

La 600

ROME—La 600 was originally the new car that Aleksandra Mir bought in Palermo in 2007 and that she used during her Sicilian residency (2005-10) where it performed the duties of a regular car; taking it’s owner and her friends on discoveries around the island or through the daily business of errands and shopping, enjoying the adventures of broken speed limits, of parking, being towed unlimited times and parked again. When the artist left Italy she decided to seal her experience into a sculpture that would be at once ubiquitous and personal...

Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, May 2012