12. Carsten Höller (*1961), Giant Triple Mushroom, 2018

With its blow-ups of replicas of several different mushrooms, this large scale three-dimensional collage is a work by the German Carsten Höller, internationally known for his interest in the phenomena of perception and modified consciousness. The piece alludes to several hypotheses made in the 1960s, which associated the evolution of mankind with the consumption of mushrooms containing psychotropic substances that might be responsible for the plasticity of the human brain.

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