Mauricio Rocha, Intervention in the Torre de los Vientos, 1998

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<b>Mauricio Rocha, <i>Intervention in the Torre de los Vientos</i>, 1998</b>

Top: photo-collage of installation Bottom: maquette Artist: Maurcio Rocha (born 1965 in Mexico City, Mexico; lives and works in Mexico City). Description: An architectural intervention in La Torre de los Vientos, a 1968 sculpture by Gonzalo Fonseca, at the invitation of Mexican artist Pedro Reyes. Rocha built a ladder similar to the framework used when […]

Michel Aubry, Rietveld Chairs, 1998

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<b>Michel Aubry, <i>Rietveld Chairs</i>, 1998</b>

     Top image: Mise en musique de la chaise rouge et bleue de Gerrit Rietveld 1918-1998, 1998 Bottom image: Mise en musique de la chaise droite de Gerrit Rietveld 1924-2000, 2000 Artist: Michel Aubry (born 1959 in Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët, France; lives and works in Paris, France). Materials: Wooden slats and reeds. Description: Versions of Rietveld […]

Christian Philipp Müller, Untitled, 1998

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<b> Christian Philipp Müller, <i>Untitled,</i> 1998 </b>

Artist: Christian Philipp Müller (born 1957 in Biel, Switzerland; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Materials Description

Simon Starling, The Black Stack, 2001

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<b>Simon Starling, <i>The Black Stack</i>, 2001</b>

Artist: Simon Starling (born 1967 in Epsom, England; lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark). Description: A stack of 32 Eames chairs on top of each other. Included in Carolyn Christov Bakargiev’s exhibition “I Moderni” (2003).

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Tropicale modernité, 1999

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<b>Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, <i>Tropicale modernité</i>, 1999</b>

Artist: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster (born 1965 in Strasbourg, France; lives and works in Paris, France and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Description: An installation in Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion, attempting to ‘tropicalise’ this paradigm of early twentieth-century European modernism by inserting an aquarium, a soundtrack, a rug, a neon, a video, white towels and what […]

Jane and Louise Wilson, Stasi City, 1997

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<b>Jane and Louise Wilson, <i>Stasi City</i>, 1997</b>

Artists: Jane and Louise Wilson (both born 1967 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England; both live and work in London, England). Materials: Four channel video installation and photo series. Description: “This four-channel video installation was shot inside the abandoned headquarters of the defunct East German secret police—unofficially called Stasi City— a few years after the reunification […]

Renée Green, Secret, 1993

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<b>Renée Green, <i>Secret</i>, 1993</b>

Artist: Renée Green (born 1959, Cleveland, OH, USA; lives and works in Cambridge, MA). Description: “Comprised of a video in three parts with soundtracks in English and French, along with dozens of black-and-white photographs, Secret reflects on the artist’s experience inhabiting a semi-deserted apartment in Le Corbusier’s concrete housing block, Unité d’habitation, located in Firminy, […]

Anatoly Osmolovsky, A Voyage of Netsezudik to Brobdingnag (Mayakovsky—Osmolovsky), 1993/2011

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<b>Anatoly Osmolovsky, <i>A Voyage of Netsezudik to Brobdingnag (Mayakovsky—Osmolovsky)</i>, 1993/2011</b>

Artist: Anatoly Osmolovsky (born 1969 in Moscow, USSR; lives and works in Moscow). Description: “Osmolovsky’s A Voyage of Netsezudik to Brobdingnag (Mayakovsky-Osmolovsky) (1993/2011) is photo documentation of a performance in which Osmolovsky perched on the shoulder of a monument of Futurist poet and radical Vladimir Mayakovsky. Although Osmolovsky’s gesture could be read an attempt to […]

Iza Genzken, “Fuck the Bauhaus” series, 1999-2000

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<b>Iza Genzken, “Fuck the Bauhaus” series, 1999-2000</b>

Artist: Iza Genzekn (born 1948 in Bad Oldesloe, Germany; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Description: A series of six assemblages built with plywood, all on pedestals. “Laura Hoptman… interprets this composition, which Genzken called ‘Fuck the Bauhaus,’ as a critique of modernist hubris—a Teutonic ideal of control, order, and rationality that collapsed under Hitler […]

Jeff Wall, Morning Cleaning, Mies van der Rohe Foundation, Barcelona, 1999

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<b>Jeff Wall, <i>Morning Cleaning, Mies van der Rohe Foundation, Barcelona</i>, 1999</b>

Artist: Jeff Wall (born 1947 in Vancouver, Canada; lives and works in Vancouver). Materials: Transparency on lightbox; 1870 x 3510 x 260 mm. Description: A picture of a window cleaner attending to Mies’s Barcelona Pavilion (1929). “Morning Cleaning, Mies van der Rohe Foundation, Barcelona is a color photograph displayed as a transparency in a lightbox that measures […]

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