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John Bock, “Im Schatten der Made (In the Shadow of the Maggot),” installation view, 2011, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
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MODERN AUTOMATON
by Elizabeth Kley



Can a human create another human out of inanimate materials? German artist John Bock puts his mind to the problem in his latest film, Im Schatten der Made (In the Shadow of the Maggot), a riotous, brutal feature commissioned by the Museum Tinguely -- a French institution devoted to Jean Tinguely, the inventor of crazy mechanical sculpture -- and now on view at Anton Kern Gallery in Chelsea.

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