The Acquired Inability to Escape (Inverted), 1993

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Data

The Acquired Inability to Escape (Inverted)
1993
2130 x 3050 x 2050 mm 83.9 x 120.1 x 80.7 in
Glass, steel, silicone rubber, Formica, MDF, chair, ashtray, lighter and cigarettes
Image: Courtesy of White Cube © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2012

Exhibitions

Group Exhibition - 2001
Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
Group Exhibition - 1995
Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, United States

Context

‘The Acquired Inability to Escape (Inverted)’ is a variation of Hirst’s earlier vitrine work ‘The Acquired Inability to Escape’ (1991), in which the original piece is presented upside down.