Ogórek Trocki (gold)

2016, offset print on gold paper, 68.5 × 48 cm, edition of 25, numbered
€400 ︎ Sold out

The Trakai cucumber, famed for its high sugar content, hails from the city of the same name in Lithuania. The specimen was brought to the Baltic countries and Poland by Crimean Karaites, an anti-rabbinical sect of Turkic-speaking Jews who first settled in the area in the late fourteenth century.