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Available in .pdf format, the exhibition brochure includes the essays Money Changes Everything by Paul Chaat Smith (National Museum of the American Indian) and Brian Jungen: Cut Ups by Candice Hopkins (National Gallery of Canada), plus images and an exhibition object checklist.
Book coverThis visually stunning book—a limited-run edition signed by the artist—showcases the achievements of this compelling artist. With more than 300 full-color images, including many of the installations in Strange Comfort, the book is a sumptuous celebration of one of North America’s most innovative artists.
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In the Media
National Post – 05.10.2010
Art in America – May 2010
ArtForum – April 2010
Around Town (WETA)
The Washington Times – 10.25.2009
As it Happens (CBC Radio) – 10.21.2009
The Washington Post – 10.20.2009
National Geographic Traveler – 10.20.2009
All Things Considered (NPR) – 10.17.2009
WeLoveDC – 10.16.2009

All press releases related to Brian Jungen and the exhibition Strange Comfort are located in the exhibition's press kit.

Mostly from a conservation perspective, these blog posts chronicle the ins and outs of the installation of Crux and Strange Comfort at the NMAI.
Meet the Artist: Brian Jungen
Friday, October 16, 2009 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Washington, DC

Brian Jungen discussed his work, influences, future projects, and the exhibition Strange Comfort with curator, art historian, and critic Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev.

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This program was co-sponsored by the NMAI and the Hirshhorn Museum.

brian jungen: strange comfort // October 16, 2009–August 8, 2010 // NMAI on the National Mall, Washington, DC