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‘The Russian Linesman’, Tofik Bakhramov, is famous (or infamous) for a controversial ruling in the 1966 World Cup Final between the home team

England and West Germany, which had just eliminated the Soviet Unionteam in the semi-finals. Mark Wallinger’s exhibition for Hayward Touring will be concerned with the liminal, a concept with physical, political,metaphysical meanings. It signifies the dissolution of boundaries and fixed identities, and is associated with rituals and rites of passage, transitional states characterized by ambiguity, openness and indeterminacy

Mark Wallinger Curates: The Russian Linesman

Künstler: Vija Celmins, Tacita Dean, Thomas Demand, Albrecht Dürer, Édouard Manet, Bruce Nauman, Giuseppe Penone, Fred Sandback ...

18.02.09 - 04.05.09 Hayward Gallery, London
16.05.09 - 28.06.09 Leeds City Art Gallery
18.07.09 - 20.09.09 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea