26.2.15

looking for color in copenhagen












curious walking sticks










H. Wiegersma, Volkskunst in de Nederlanden, klein beeldhouwwerk ('Folk Art from the Netherlands. Small Carvings in Wood and Ivory'), 1941

24.2.15

wire nails paper





from Richard Tuttle, Twenty Floor Drawings, published by ICA Amsterdam, 1991

Grundtvigs Kirke










Visited "Grundtvigs Kirke" in Copenhagen, built by Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint in 1927. A beautiful, rare example of expressionist church architecture in which Klint combined the modern geometric forms of Brick Expressionism with the classical vertical of Gothic architecture.

23.2.15

"the individual space par excellence"

Adolph Menzel, Unmade Bed ('Ungemachtes Bett'), 1846
Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen  Berlin
Felix Gonzalez-Torres. 'Untitled.', 1991, billboard
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Mladen Stilinović, 'Artist at work', 1978
Katharina Grosse, 'Untitled', 2004, acrylic on wall, floor and various objects

According to French novellist Georges Perec the bed is "the individual space par excellence" and also the most personal and resilient of possessions: "the bailiffs don't have the power to seize your bed." (from Perec, Species of Spaces and Other Pieces, p 16).
Quote and pictures from the chapter "Unmade Beds: Dwelling and Dreamspace" in Kirsty Bell's book The artist's house, from workplace to artwork (2013, Sternberg Press).

20.2.15

off we go...


...to Copenhagen's sweetheart ! tsjuus !

19.2.15

....acactaceananacact....

Laura Stein, Euphorbiaeuphorbiaeuphorbia, 1993
Laura Stein, untitled #03, 1993
Laura Stein, Cereusmamillariaminisculacactaceananacact, 1993

to sniff at






H. Wiegersma, Volkskunst in de Nederlanden, klein beeldhouwwerk ('Folk Art from the Netherlands. Small Carvings in Wood and Ivory'), 1941