Ian Kiaer, Endless House, 2013

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<b>Ian Kiaer, <i>Endless House</i>, 2013</b>

Artist: Ian Kiaer (born 1971, London, lives and works in London) Description: A solo exhibition at International Centre for Art and Landscape at Vassivière Island (CIAP) in 2013 that presented Kiaer’s ongoing research project ‘Endless House’, a reference to the Austrian architect and designer Frederick Kiesler. “Kiesler’s proposal for a single-unit family dwelling remained unbuilt […]

Runa Islam, Empty the Pond to Get the Fish, 2008

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<b>Runa Islam, <i>Empty the Pond to Get the Fish</i>, 2008</b>

Artist: Runa Islam (born 1970 in Dhaka, Bangladesh; lives and works in London, England). Materials: 35mm film; color, sound; 12 min 8 sec. Description: “In her 35mm film installation Empty the Pond to Get the Fish (2008), Runa Islam explores an abandoned modernist building by the Austrian architect Karl Schwanzer that was originally built for the […]

Mathias Poledna, Double Old Fashion, 2009

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<b>Mathias Poledna, <i>Double Old Fashion</i>, 2009</b>

Artist: Mathias Poledna (born 1965 in Vienna, Austria; lives and works in Los Angeles, USA). Materials: 16mm color film; no sound, 20 min. Description: “The point of departure for Poledna’s work is a crystal glassware set designed by Adolf Loos (1870–1933) and first manufactured in 1929 by the Viennese glassmakers L&J Lobmeyr. The so-called ‘bar […]

Lucy McKenzie, Loos House, 2013

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<b>Lucy McKenzie, <i>Loos House</i>, 2013</b>

Artist: Lucy McKenzie (born 1977 in Glasgow, Scotland; lives and works in Brussels, Belgium). Materials: Oil on canvas on wood supports; dimensions variable. Description: “In the spring of 2013, Lucy McKenzie made a trompe l’oeil installation after Villa Müller, a house in Prague designed in 1930 by the Austrian architectural polemicist Adolf Loos. Head-height, makeshift wooden […]

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