Archives for posts tagged ‘concrete’

Christopher Aque

Christopher Aque Work from his oeuvre. Christopher Aque is a New York-based artist working in sculpture, video, publishing, photography, and installation. By repurposing everyday images and materials, his work refers to experiences of “queerness” or “otherness” that are at once familiar and unsettling. Personal and consumer items such as the Abercrombie bags Aque collected as […]

Esther Kläs

Esther Kläs Work from her oeuvre. “Despite the idea of stillness often associated with sculpture, Kläs’ works contain the energy of movement while integrating joint body parts in monolithic structures counterbalanced and held up by frames and ephemeral supports. In “All In”, 2011 a varied and multiform set of figures dialogue together in the main space, […]

Miroslaw Balka

Miroslaw Balka Work from his oeuvre. “Balka’s materials traverse the line between found objects and neutral sculptural media. The aura of silence he imparts to his work is distilled from noise and static, like a valve selectively opened. In 105 x 25 x 25 (2008), he frames the image of levitation – a metaphor for transcendence – […]

Charlotte Poseneske

Charlotte Poseneske Work from her oeuvre. “Charlotte Poseneske is a German artist who created minimalist and performance-like sculptures and reliefs in the 60s. Having the claim to avoid any subjective artistic statements she preferred to finish her work in truly objective materials like chipboard, corrugated cardboard and steel sheets. In a further step she experimented […]

Fabrice Le Nezet

Fabrice Le Nezet Work from Measure. “Fabrice Le Nezet made a great sculptural project called Measure, consisting in three different pieces which abstract iron structures are connected with blocks of concrete provoking some tension as Fabrice says; “I worked here on a physical representation of the idea of measure. The objective was to ‘materialize’ tension […]

Jan Kempenaers

Jan Kempenaers Work from Spomenik. Buy the book here. “Powerful photographs of mysterious monuments in former Yugoslavia. Willem Jan Neutelings, quoted from this book: “The Antwerp-based photographer Jan Kempenaers undertook a laborious trek through the Balkans in order to photograph a series of these mysterious objects. He captures the Spomeniks in the misty mountain landscape […]

Markus Kison and Daniel Franke

Markus Kison and Daniel Franke Work from Durchsehen, Exp. 01 “A camera fixed on the concrete cube sculpture recognizes the presence of human faces within its scope. With a randomized choice it will focus on one of the bystanders and adjust its movement to his; tracking the eye movements of the viewer, a software computes […]

Ethan Greenbaum

Ethan Greenbaum Work from his oeuvre. “For the concrete block piece, I substituted colored plasticine for mortar. In this position, the plasticine becomes filler that describes and embellishes the in-between spaces of the wall. Permanent Fern is made with a plastic plant and a cast generated from the cardboard shipping box it arrived in. Primer […]