Artwork

Gail Hastings
Missing walls: Bureaucracy at work, 2007

The architectural space of the sculptural situation missing walls: bureaucracy at work, 2007, — outlined by the four zigzag walls differently colored blue, yellow, red and black – is at first seemingly empty. Instead one finds an apparently pointless passageway between the central chamber’s entry and exit that appears to be all that takes place within these four zigzag walls. That is until, of course, one leaves this central chamber and finds outside, on the black zigzag wall, a page from the ‘Encyclopaedia of works of art on walls never made’. For here we find, that the walls upon which this Encyclopaedia physically rests do not actually exist; due to being walls that were planned, but never made. Similarly, the central chamber just walked through belongs to the same library once planned, but never built. A dialogical space echoed within the missing walls of this sculptural situation’s library by a conversation that actually took place in 1911 between architects Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin, from which stemmed the concrete planned space in the center of Australia’s capital city. At the crest of this capital the Griffins planned a library to tower over the nation’s parliament as the nation’s crown.

Related artworks



Abstract 78 Artworks

Ugo Rondinone
Nr. 214 VIERUNDZWANZIGSTERJULIZWEITAUSENDUNDNULL, 2000
Acrylic on canvas

Applied 16 Artworks

Karl Duschek
Vier Stufen Silbergrau, 2007
Silver leaf, silver pigments on canvas
Martin Boyce
A Forest (I), 2009
Power coated aluminum, steel chain, electrical components

Architecture 34 Artworks

Ben Willikens
Raum 371, Erich Buchholz (Atelier Herkulesufer 15, Berlin 1922), 2004
Acrylic on canvas
Ann-Kathrin Müller
Vantage Point (1) (Weißenhof-Siedlung Stuttgart), 2014
Gelatin silver manual print

Conceptual Art 105 Artworks

Santiago Sierra
111 Konstruktionen mit 10 Elementen und 10 Arbeitern (Nr. 39, #42/04), 2004
b-w photographies, framed, Ed. 1/2 + 1 AP
Bernar Venet
2 angles supplementaires 131° et 49°, 1976
Acrylic on canvas
Rune Mields
»Welt ich bleibe nicht mehr hier« (Bachkantate Nr. 82) [‘World I'm not staying here anymore’], 1991
Acrylic on canvas

Installation 63 Artworks

Natalia Stachon
Drift 03, 2012
Acrylic glass, cord, tension straps, hooks, Ed. 1/1 + AP
Sylvie Fleury
Aura Soma, 2002
102 bottles (each 50 ml) and 4 light boxes, Ed. 1/3

Space 26 Artworks

Ben Willikens
Auditorium: Das All, 1990
Acrylic on gypseous alabaster
close

Shopping cart

Versand und Abwicklung erfolgt über die Bücherbogen am Savignyplatz GmbH in Berlin. Für Fragen zu Bestellungen wenden Sie sich bitte direkt an info@buecherbogen.com Handling and Shipping is done by theBücherbogen am Savignyplatz GmbH in Berlin. For questions regarding your order please contact info@buecherbogen.com directly.
checkout*
* Bestellungen aus der EU sind bei PayPal auch ohne Anmeldung möglich. Sie können dann auch bequem per Bankeinzug oder mit Ihrer Kreditkarte zahlen. Für diese Option klicken Sie bitte auf PayPal und wählen anschließend die Bezahlung "Mit Lastschrift oder Kreditkarte" aus. Buyers from within the EU can use PayPal even without having a PayPal account. Via Paypal you can also check out with direct debit or with your credit card. For this option please click on "Check out with PayPal" and make use of the "Payment by Direct Debit or Credit Card".