THE ART NEWSPAPER | Jose Da Silva:
Arachnophobes look away now. The Argentinian artist Tomás Saraceno’s first show in a public institution in his home country, which opened this month, includes an installation of the largest spider web to have ever been exhibited. Made by around 7,000 spiders, the work titled Quasi-Social Musical Instrument IC 342 built by 7000 Parawixia bistriata—six months (2017), covers an area of more than 190 sq. m.
The piece is one of two large installations that form the exhibition How to Entangle the Universe in a Spider Web (until 27 August), which opened this month at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires… Read more
Image: Tomás Saraceno’s Quasi-social musical instrument IC 342 built by: 7000 Parawixia bistriata – six months (2017) during its installation at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires (Photo: © Studio Tomás Saraceno)