When it comes to “non-traditional” materials, Vik Muniz is the undisputed king. Factory machinery, spaghetti, dust, peanut butter, sugar, chocolate and auto bodies – he’s used them all them to remake Old Masters. His latest targets: Hiroshige and Hokusai.
Every hierachy you can think of, from modes of artistic representation to gender roles, is being demolished and rebuilt. “Decline and Fall” offers a sneak preview.