Est. $5,500 - $12,000
Acquired directly from the artist
Alexander Melamid is perhaps best known as being one half of the duo Komar & Melamid, who rose to prominence in the late 1960s in Soviet Russia for their humorous and politically charged works. Since 2004, Melamid has been working alone. His individual projects are also known for their provocative and playful use of irony; Melamid said in a 2011 interview: “I discovered five years ago that the truth is funny.