The Dangerous Logic of Wooing


Ernesto Neto, Brazilian, b. Rio de Janeiro, 1964

Lycra, styrofoam, and rice, dimensions variable

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2002

Accession Number: 02.17

Exhibition History:
MUSEO DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO DE MONTERREY, Mexico. "Ernesto's Tongue," 8 December 2011-11 March 2012, color ill. p. 170-171. TOUR: ANTIGUO COLEGIO DE SAN ILDEFONSO, Mexico City, 21 April-9 September 2012.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hispanic Contemporary

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