Making its Tate debut when the galleries open in May will be Cecilia Vicuña’s Quipu Womb, recently voted to be acquired by the Tate Latin American Acquisitions Committee. Cecilia Vicuña (Santiago, Chile, 1948) is a Chilean poet and artist based in New York and Santiago, Chile. Her work is noted for themes of language, memory, dissolution, extinction and exile. Vicuña’s monumental Quipu Womb debuted at Documenta 14 and remains recognized as one of the most internationally significant art works of the last ten years.
1 April 2021