Jaar's photographs connect various moments involving other artists and, in doing so, turns them into the protagonists of his works. Typical of this rich cross-referencing is an image of Lucio Fontana overlooking the ruins of his own studio in Milan,1946. In this photograph, Fontana appears to be both within the context of the space that surrounds him while almost "cutting through it", as if in reference to the gashes that were the signature his own canvasses.
As always, Alfredo Jaar does not allow the viewer to remain indifferent. By taking on a quasi prophetic role, he reveals in his own way the precariousness of the contemporary global context.