Francis Alÿs - The last clown - Tate Shots

4 min   |   Feature

Belgian artist Francis Alÿs talks about his work The Last Clown (1995-2000), an installation that comprises animation, drawings and paintings all depicting the same incident: a man tripping over a dog in a park. Alÿs explains how this absurd, real life event can be read as a metaphor for the predicament of the artist.

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