Michael Rakowitz, The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017

Images of Michael Rakowitz, The Ballad of Special Ops Cody

  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb facing a row of white sculptures of simplified humans.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb standing with its back white sculptures of simplified humans.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb standing with its back to white sculptures of humanoid figures.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb standing face-to-face with a small white sculpture of a humanoid figure.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a bearded human statue's torso. The statue is missing its right arm, but its right hand remains grasped in its left hand.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a white statue of a bearded human figure with its hands folded over its chest.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a worm's-eye shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb with its hands at its chest, as if in prayer. Two statues stand in similar poses behind it.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a close-up shot of a dark-skinned action figure dressed in military garb.
  • In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a humanoid mannequin seated at the feet of sculptures in a display case.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb facing a row of white sculptures of simplified humans.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb standing with its back white sculptures of simplified humans.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb standing with its back to white sculptures of humanoid figures.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb standing face-to-face with a small white sculpture of a humanoid figure.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a bearded human statue's torso. The statue is missing its right arm, but its right hand remains grasped in its left hand.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a white statue of a bearded human figure with its hands folded over its chest.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a worm's-eye shot of a dark-skinned action figure in military garb with its hands at its chest, as if in prayer. Two statues stand in similar poses behind it.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a close-up shot of a dark-skinned action figure dressed in military garb.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
In the middle of a dark space, what appears to be a projected image shows a humanoid mannequin seated at the feet of sculptures in a display case.
Michael Rakowitz, Iraqi-American, b. 1973
The Ballad of Special Ops Cody, 2017
Stop-motion video
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Commission and gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange, 2018.3
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.