"For us, the idea of having a work that has contradictions is very important—when, in affirming something, it includes itself and attacks itself. How can you put together all of these things that have nothing to do with each other? You use glue! Glue can be an idea, a word. You can use an ideological glue."
From the series, "Exclusive"
Gabriel Orozco discusses recent paintings from his ongoing "Samurai Tree" series, including the works "Fugaz," "Tuttifruti," and "Red Roots" (all 2008), and the computer animation "Dandelion Animation" (2008), shown at Marian Goodman Gallery in New York.
Producer: Wesley Miller. Camera & Sound: Larissa Nikola-Lisa. Editor: Mary Ann Toman. Artwork courtesy: Gabriel Orozco. Thanks: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.