Zobernig, Heimo – Here and Now
Author: Annelie Pohlen, Manuela Ammer, Rita Kersting et al. Yilmaz Dziewior (ed.). Publisher: Walther König Year: 2017 ISBN: 9783960981213 Paperback with flaps. 216 pages, English-German, 23 x 23 cm. Condition: NEW
Heimo Zobernig's experimental approach to the concept of sculpture often leads him to previously unexplored boundaries between art and architecture or design. For instance, he developed two large-scale, black installations for the floor and ceiling of the Austrian pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2015, which playfully question the relationship between bodies in space. Part of this radical yet minimalist installation will be transferred to the Museum Ludwig. The full-scale replica will serve as a pedestal for the museum’s sculpture collection. This succinct placement can be read as a humorous and ironic commentary on collections and artistic self-conception.
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