The Upper Room
- Art Funded
- 1-12) 183.6 x 122.3 cm; 13) 244.2 x 183 cm
- Victoria Miro Gallery
Twelve smaller canvases line the two sides with a larger canvas on the end wall. Each canvas depicts a profile of a rhesus macaque monkey in a different colour and named in Spanish on two elephant dung supports. The canvas at the head of the room shows a larger monkey in gold facing forward bringing to mind a beatific Buddha as well as a Christ figure or an alpha male simian. Each canvas is brightly lit as though it were stained glass.
Victoria Miro Gallery.