Artist Rirkrit Tiravanija Uncovers Some Astonishing Things About the Politics of Vermont Hippies

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Untitled (Demonstration No. 19) (2008). Photo: Courtesy of the Drawing Center.

For his new exhibition at the Drawing Center, Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija has commissioned a series of more than 200 works on paper based on photographs of demonstrations published in the International Herald Tribune over the past six years. Together they provide a vision of protest as happening, from hippies marching with homemade banners to less peaceful characters wielding projectiles. On view until November 6.