Demon, after Vrubel, 2007
Chromogenic print mounted on aluminum
Small size: 122 × 216 cm
Large size: 167 × 302 cm
This work is an appropriation of Mikhail Vrubel’s piece made in 1890.
Vrubel described this Demon as “a spirit uniting in itself masculine and feminine qualities. A spirit, not so much evil as suffering and sorrowing, but in all that a powerful spirit…a majestic spirit”.
Vik Muniz. Russian Project. Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow. Oct 2007–Feb 2008
Vik Muniz. Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow. June–Oct 2018
Vik Muniz. Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, 2007. pp. 158–159