Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen, Total Transformation, 2019

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<b> Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen, <i>Total Transformation,</i> 2019</b>

Artist Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen (b. 1977, Aeroe, Denmark; lives and works in Copenhagen). Materials Exhibition at Galleri Møller Witt, Copenhagen. Paintings, oil on canvas, various sizes. Above: installation view; Deserting Desert Land (2019), 146 x 231 cm; Total Work of Art (2019), 140 x 184 cm; Mood Machine (2018). Description An exhibition of paintings depicting modernist […]

Jonathan Monk, Me up a tree similar to one painted by Piet Mondrian in 1945, 2000

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<b>Jonathan Monk, <i>Me up a tree similar to one painted by Piet Mondrian in 1945,</i> 2000</b>

Artist: Jonathan Monk (born 1969, Leicester, UK, lives and works in Berlin) Materials: C-Print, 16 x 20” / 41 x 51 cm Description:  

Terence Gower, 5 Notable Pavilions, 2002-05

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<b>Terence Gower, <i>5 Notable Pavilions</i>, 2002-05</b>

Artist: Terence Gower (born 1965 in British Columbia, Canada; lives and works in New York City, USA). Materials: Digital video; 2 min; duratrans in lightbox; 81 x 155 x 15 cm; archival corrugated cardboard on platform; 240 x 240 cm. Description: “5 Notable Pavilions is a video and photo study of five 1:50 scale reproductions […]

Judi Werthein, The Functional Family, 2007

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<b>Judi Werthein, <i>The Functional Family</i>, 2007</b>

Artist: Judi Werthein (born 1967 in Buenos Aires, Argentina; lives and works in Buenos Aires and Brooklyn, New York). Materials: Single channel video, HD, color, sound; 13 min. Description: A performance recorded at the site of The Sonneveld House—considered an emblematic historic example of Nieuwe Bouwen, the Dutch branch of functionalism—Werthein’s film reenacts an uneventful day […]

Barbara Visser, Transformation I & II, 2006

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<b>Barbara Visser, <i>Transformation I & II</i>, 2006</b>

Artist: Barbara Visser (born 1967 in Haarlem, the Netherlands; lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and New York City, USA). Materials: Text and mute computer animation; 5 min and 39 sec. Description: “This work revolves around the critique that the current way of building does not accomodate the multiple social, professional, and psychological changes […]

John Angelo Benson, “Corrupted Classics Collection” Series, 2003-04

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<b>John Angelo Benson, “Corrupted Classics Collection” Series, 2003-04</b>

Artist: John Angelo Benson (born 1971 in London, England; lives and works in London). Description: A series of reformatted staples of modernist furniture, but with their practical components replaced by uncomfortable and dangerous elements. Le Corbusier’s Grand Confort chair, for example, is made of straw. “On the border between art and design, Benson upholds the […]

Ryan Gander, Samson’s Push, or No. VI / Composition No.II, 2011

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<b>Ryan Gander, <i>Samson’s Push, or No. VI / Composition No.II</i>, 2011</b>

Artist: Ryan Gander (born 1976 in Chester, England; lives and works in London, England). Materials: Custom colored LACK Ikea side tables. Description: “Gander created a new group of works that evoke a re-interpretation of modernism in a contemporary context. The paintings, sculptures, and installations refer, now and then in a playful manner, others to the […]

Laura Lima, “Wheelchairs” series, 2011-14

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<b>Laura Lima, “Wheelchairs” series, 2011-14</b>

  Artist: Laura Lima (born 1971 in Minas Gerais, Brazil; lives ad works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Materials: Knoll Saarinen Arm Chair, Eames Lounge Chair, Red and Blue Rietveld, Le Corbusier lc1 armchair, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh Willow Chair; each placed on wheelchairs. Description: “The seats of five wheelchairs have been replaced by five […]

Tobias Rehberger, Untitled “Chairs” Series, 1994

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<b>Tobias Rehberger, Untitled “Chairs” Series, 1994</b>

Artist: Tobias Rehberger (born 1966 in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany; lives and works in Frankfurt and Berlin, Germany) Documentation: Above: Untitled (Breuer), Untitled (Aalto), Untitled (Judd), Untitled (Rietveld), and Untitled (Breuer), all 1994. Description: “German artist Tobias Rehberger spent two weeks in Yaoundé, Cameroon, at the invitation of the Goethe Institut. He took with him perspective drawings of […]

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