Artist Sam Durant has installed a predator drone on the High Line, an attempt to make visible the United States’ secret drone bombing policies. “I was very concerned with using unmanned aircraft to essentially assassinate people,” he says. “It was seen as popular in the United States because U.S. soldiers didn’t have to go to the battlefield. But what about the casualties in the countries that were attacked by our drones? The idea was to bring this conversation home to America.”
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Marian Goodman Gallery has been bridging the gap between European and American contemporary art since its foundation in 1977. Based in New York City, the gallery plays a vital international role, facilitating links within the broad global community of artists and institutions. To further this mission, the gallery opened an overseas exhibition space in Paris in 1999.