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Detail, From the Real to the Symbolic City, From the series Desert of Pharan (2011–13), Ahmed Mater (Saudi Arabia, b. 1979), 2012, Color photograph, Purchase—Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries, S2014.5
Detail, Darren Waterston; Filthy Lucre, 2013–14; Oil, acrylic, and gold leaf on wood, aluminum, fiberglass, and ceramic, with audio; and lighting components; Courtesy the artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York; Installation view, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA; Photo: John Tsantes