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Bodys Isek Kingelez, Ville Fantôme (detail), 1996. Paper, paperboard, plastic and other various materials. © Bodys Isek Kingelez / Photo: Maurice Aeschimann. Courtesy CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection

Bodys Isek Kingelez, Stars Palme Bouygues, 1989. Paper, paperboard, and other various materials. Van Lierde collection, Brussels. Vincent Everarts Photography Brussels

Bodys Isek Kingelez, Kinshasa la Belle (detail), 1991. Paper, paperboard, and other various materials. © Bodys Isek Kingelez / Photo: Maurice Aeschimann. Courtesy CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection

Bodys Isek Kingelez, Ville de Sète 3009, 2000. Paper, paperboard, plastic, and other various materials. © Pierre Schwartz ADAGP; courtesy Musée International des Arts Modestes (MIAM), Sète, France

Bodys Isek Kingelez in Kinshasa, 1990. Courtesy André Magnin, Paris; photograph by André Magnin.

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26 May, 2018 - 01 January, 2019

Bodys Isek Kingelez: City Dreams

New York, United States

Imaginary buildings and cities made mostly of cut and painted paper, card stock, and plastics, with occasional urban detritus by the late Congolese sculptor Bodys Isek Kingelez, installed with help from the German artist Carsten Höller.

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