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Doppelpilzvitrine (24 Doppelpilze), 2009

Loaned to
GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna
Description
24 replicas of mushrooms in polyurethane and acrylic in-side a display case (iron and glass frame display case)
Dimensions

57.1inch x 68.9inch x 9.84inch

No. Elements
1
Object Type
tecnica mista
Credits
© Carsten Höller - Courtesy GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino foto di Studio Gonella - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
The Artist
Carsten Höller’s works interact with the space and involve the direct participation of the viewer; it is only through the public’s mental and physical involvement that the Belgian artist’s installations and sculptures find their ultimate meaning and completeness.
Höller’s work pushes along the path of experimentation and the creation of experiential avenues until it opens “artificial limbos” (Bishop, C., ed., Installation Art, London: Tate Publishing, 2005) within reality, which destabilize it, provoking sensory uncertainties in the everyday perception of space. His works act on all the senses and attempt to demonstrate their mutability, confirming the possibility of different perspectives and calling into question the structures and coordinates of reality. [...]
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