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Gabriel Orozco

The Weight of the Sun

This month as part of our From the Archive Project, we would like to thank Kathleen Fitzpatrick for contributing to the series. Kathleen wanted to look back at the exhibition by Gabriel Orozco, The Weight of the Sun, which took place in 2003. In response, we have created this page to include installation images and images of some of the artworks included in the exhibition. We have also included two essays from the now sold out exhibition catalogue: The Broom by the exhibition curator John Hutchinson and The Weight of the Sun by Miguel González Virgen.
The From the Archive Project spotlights previous exhibitions and events by sharing valuable materials from our archive on the gallery website. This audience-led project invites you to suggest an exhibition, artwork or moment you remember from visiting The Douglas Hyde. Suggest your favourites by emailing our Learning & Engagement curator, Fernando Sánchez-Migallón Cano ( or contacting us on Instagram or Twitter.

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