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Sleep Close and Fast (The Night of the Hunter)

Susan Philipsz

Contemporary Art

MEDIUM Two-channel sound installation, 55 gallon and 30 gallon steel oil drums, speakers, amplifier, media player, 1 minute
DATES 2020
DIMENSIONS Overall dimensions variable 55 gallon drum: 35 1/4 × 23 1/2 × 23 1/2 in. (89.5 × 59.7 × 59.7 cm) 30 gallon drum: 28 × 19 × 19 in. (71.1 × 48.3 × 48.3 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2022.4
EDITION 1 of 3, 2AP
CREDIT LINE In honor of David Berliner’s service to the Brooklyn Museum, this purchase gift was made by Regina Aldisert, Arison Arts Foundation, Sharon Matt Atkins, Dana Ben-Ari and Nikola Duravcevic, Kathy and Henry Elsesser, Sharon Fay and Maxine Schaffer, Catherine Futter, Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia, Michi Jigarjian, Adjoa Jones de Almeda, Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins, Fabian Milburn, Hope and Troy O’Reilly, Anne Pasternak, Tracey and Phillip Riese, Victoria Rogers, Carla Shen and Chris Schott, John and Barbara Vogelstein, and Saundra Williams-Cornwell and W. Don Cornwell
RIGHTS STATEMENT © Susan Philipsz
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CAPTION Susan Philipsz (Scottish, born 1965). Sleep Close and Fast (The Night of the Hunter), 2020. Two-channel sound installation, 55 gallon and 30 gallon steel oil drums, speakers, amplifier, media player, 1 minute , Overall dimensions variable. Brooklyn Museum, In honor of David Berliner’s service to the Brooklyn Museum, this purchase gift was made by Regina Aldisert, Arison Arts Foundation, Sharon Matt Atkins, Dana Ben-Ari and Nikola Duravcevic, Kathy and Henry Elsesser, Sharon Fay and Maxine Schaffer, Catherine Futter, Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia, Michi Jigarjian, Adjoa Jones de Almeda, Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins, Fabian Milburn, Hope and Troy O’Reilly, Anne Pasternak, Tracey and Phillip Riese, Victoria Rogers, Carla Shen and Chris Schott, John and Barbara Vogelstein, and Saundra Williams-Cornwell and W. Don Cornwell, 2022.4. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Image courtesy of Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, CUR.2022.4_TanyaBonakdarGallery.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2022.4_TanyaBonakdarGallery.jpg. Image courtesy of Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, 2022
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Susan Philipsz (Scottish, born 1965). <em>Sleep Close and Fast (The Night of the Hunter)</em>, 2020. Two-channel sound installation, 55 gallon and 30 gallon steel oil drums, speakers, amplifier, media player, 1 minute

, Overall dimensions variable. Brooklyn Museum, In honor of David Berliner’s service to the Brooklyn Museum, this purchase gift was made by Regina Aldisert, Arison Arts Foundation, Sharon Matt Atkins, Dana Ben-Ari and Nikola Duravcevic, Kathy and Henry Elsesser, Sharon Fay and Maxine Schaffer, Catherine Futter, Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia, Michi Jigarjian, Adjoa Jones de Almeda, Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins, Fabian Milburn, Hope and Troy O’Reilly, Anne Pasternak, Tracey and Phillip Riese, Victoria Rogers, Carla Shen and Chris Schott, John and Barbara Vogelstein, and Saundra Williams-Cornwell and W. Don Cornwell, 2022.4. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Image courtesy of Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, CUR.2022.4_TanyaBonakdarGallery.jpg)