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. 162 – 163