Razstava

Klara Sax: Carl Andre, Billy and Ethel

20. 09. 2017 – 26. 11. 2017

The artistic practice of Klara Sax could be inspired by the minimalist sculpture of the 20th century. The artist seems to be using classic modernist references as a starting point to create works which are inspired primarily with the form, with the raw material in the centre of the piece, however, out of that base she develops new, contemporary artistic language. The installation, built from Styrofoam blocks, formally originates from the tradition of minimalism, and it is running uninterrupted through all eight rooms of the venue; furthermore, additional elements of voice narration and sound composition join in in order to incite associations on contemporary irony and humour. Hereby the sublime modernism meets popular culture. How do we understand art work with the respect to an artist? What if an art collective is hidden behind the personal name? What if Carl Andre is a techno musician from Canada? And isn’t the artist Klara Sax the character from the novel Don Delilla?

Curator: Barbara Rupel

Photo: DK, GBJ archive

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