'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute

Giovanni Anselmo, Jean Arp, Ericka Beckman, Barbara Bloom, Alex Mackin Dolan, Marcel Duchamp, Cayetano Ferrer, Douglas Gordon, John Miller, Kaspar Müller, Sarah Ortmeyer, Tabor Robak, and Amalia Ulman

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 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Installation View of 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at the Swiss Institute, 2014.
Installation View of 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at the Swiss Institute, 2014.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Giovanni Anselmo, Untitled, 1968. Electric cable, stone, electricity 12 x 35 x 23 in (30 ½ x 89 x 58 ½ cm). Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.
Giovanni Anselmo, Untitled, 1968. Electric cable, stone, electricity 12 x 35 x 23 in (30 ½ x 89 x 58 ½ cm). Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Amalia Ulman, Best Wishes (Ambition), 2014 Found Russian birthday cards, Digital prints face-mounted to acrylic. 59 x 43 ¾ in (150 x 111 cm) each. Framed C-prints 17 x 13 (43 x 33 cm) each. Courtesy the artist.
Amalia Ulman, Best Wishes (Ambition), 2014 Found Russian birthday cards, Digital prints face-mounted to acrylic. 59 x 43 ¾ in (150 x 111 cm) each. Framed C-prints 17 x 13 (43 x 33 cm) each. Courtesy the artist.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Douglas Gordon, Bad Faith, 1994. 2 Beta NUM transferred to DVD and cut vinyl letters. Dimensions variable, 45:10 min (left), 65:37 min (right). Courtesy the artist and Yvon Lambert, New York.
Douglas Gordon, Bad Faith, 1994. 2 Beta NUM transferred to DVD and cut vinyl letters. Dimensions variable, 45:10 min (left), 65:37 min (right). Courtesy the artist and Yvon Lambert, New York.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Tabor Robak, A*, 2014. 14-channel HD video, 9:46 min. Courtesy the artist and team (gallery, inc.).
Tabor Robak, A*, 2014. 14-channel HD video, 9:46 min. Courtesy the artist and team (gallery, inc.).


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Sarah Ortmeyer, SANKT PETERSBURG PARADOX, 2014. Marble chessboards; copper, iron, brass and aluminum chess tables; natural (ostrich, rhea, goose, chicken, mallard, quail, emu, and duck) eggs; artificial (marble obsidian, alabaster, and onyx) eggs Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv.
Sarah Ortmeyer, SANKT PETERSBURG PARADOX, 2014. Marble chessboards; copper, iron, brass and aluminum chess tables; natural (ostrich, rhea, goose, chicken, mallard, quail, emu, and duck) eggs; artificial (marble obsidian, alabaster, and onyx) eggs Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Installation View of 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at the Swiss Institute, 2014.
Installation View of 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at the Swiss Institute, 2014.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Jean (Hans) Arp, Collage Géométrique, 1916. Collage on artist’s mount, 12 ½ x 9 ¼ in (31 ¼ x 23 ½ cm). Courtesy Mark Kelman, New York.
Jean (Hans) Arp, Collage Géométrique, 1916. Collage on artist’s mount, 12 ½ x 9 ¼ in (31 ¼ x 23 ½ cm). Courtesy Mark Kelman, New York.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Marcel Duchamp, Monte Carlo Bond, 1938. Original lithograph on wove paper. Printed in XXe Siecle, Christmas Issue No. 4, in an edition of approximately 1200 and published in Paris by San Lazzaro. 12 3/8 x 8 ¾ in (31 ½ x 22 ½ cm). Courtesy Rhonda Roland Shearer, New York and Roger Walton, Miami.
Marcel Duchamp, Monte Carlo Bond, 1938. Original lithograph on wove paper. Printed in XXe Siecle, Christmas Issue No. 4, in an edition of approximately 1200 and published in Paris by San Lazzaro. 12 3/8 x 8 ¾ in (31 ½ x 22 ½ cm). Courtesy Rhonda Roland Shearer, New York and Roger Walton, Miami.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Alex Mackin Dolan, Suffering and Money, 2014. Mixed media on printed cotton 13 x 16 in (33 x 40 ½ cm). Courtesy the artist.
Alex Mackin Dolan, Suffering and Money, 2014. Mixed media on printed cotton 13 x 16 in (33 x 40 ½ cm). Courtesy the artist.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Installation View of 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at the Swiss Institute, 2014.
Installation View of 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at the Swiss Institute, 2014.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Cayetano Ferrer, Remnant Recomposition, 2014 Carpet remnants, seam tape 18 x 60 ft (5 ½ x 18 ¼ m). Courtesy the artist.
Cayetano Ferrer, Remnant Recomposition, 2014 Carpet remnants, seam tape 18 x 60 ft (5 ½ x 18 ¼ m). Courtesy the artist.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Barbara Bloom, Never Odd or Even, 1992. Artist’s book. Entomological case with folded and pinned digital photograph. Each 13 x 16 ¾ in (33 x 42 ½ in). Courtesy the artist and Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York.
Barbara Bloom, Never Odd or Even, 1992. Artist’s book. Entomological case with folded and pinned digital photograph. Each 13 x 16 ¾ in (33 x 42 ½ in). Courtesy the artist and Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Barbara Bloom, Never Odd or Even, 1992. Artist’s book. Entomological case with folded and pinned digital photograph. Each 13 x 16 ¾ in (33 x 42 ½ in). Courtesy the artist and Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York.
Barbara Bloom, Never Odd or Even, 1992. Artist’s book. Entomological case with folded and pinned digital photograph. Each 13 x 16 ¾ in (33 x 42 ½ in). Courtesy the artist and Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for John Miller, Labyrinth I, 1999. Acrylic on canvas with sound component. 54 x 70 in (137 x 178) cm. Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.
John Miller, Labyrinth I, 1999. Acrylic on canvas with sound component. 54 x 70 in (137 x 178) cm. Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Kaspar Müller, Tropic of Cancer,, 2014. Laser prints on A3 paper, each 12 x 15 ½ in (30 x 42 cm). Courtesy the artist and Galerie Francesca Pia, Zürich.
Kaspar Müller, Tropic of Cancer,, 2014. Laser prints on A3 paper, each 12 x 15 ½ in (30 x 42 cm). Courtesy the artist and Galerie Francesca Pia, Zürich.


 in Pictures for 'The St. Petersburg Paradox' at The Swiss Institute. Image for Ericka Beckman, YOU THE BETTER, 1983. HD video from 16mm, 30 min. Produced with funds from The National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts. Courtesy the artist.
Ericka Beckman, YOU THE BETTER, 1983. HD video from 16mm, 30 min. Produced with funds from The National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts. Courtesy the artist.