Wednesday, August 01, 2007

The ridiculous live of a serious man. The serious live of a ridiculous man.


Leopoldstadt, 2004
C-print, 80 x 66 cm
Private Collection, Paris Mexico City

This series was made for Vogue magazine

© VG BILD-KUNST, Bonn 2007


Erwin Wurm
The ridiculous live of a serious man. The serious live of a ridiculous man.

Born in 1954 in Bruck an der Mur, Austria, Erwin Wurm has always been involved in a question and answer game about sculpture and the way it is constituted. A multifaceted oeuvre has emerged over twenty-five years, which can be regarded as a continual investigation about the definition of sculpture. For Wurm, who is one of the most successful contemporary Austrian artists, actions, written or drawn instructions or even thoughts can become sculpture. This retrospective show presents for the first time, and on such a large scale, Wurm's comprehensive oeuvre, which includes all forms of media and systems of reference. »

Deichtorhallen Hamburg till September 2, 2007

1 comment:

chris StJames said...

I belove (yes) your title. And thanks for this interesting post.

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