The house on the waterfall. It was of interest to all artists and not only architects; it seemed like such an exceptional structure to us. But it was a trash bin. It was the client who had wanted it that way, and in the beginning Frank Lloyd Wright was even against it.
I think for the generation before mine, Arte Povera was like the father you had to rebel against. Whereas in my case Arte Povera is a generation I learned from, and with which I was able to have a relationship without jealousies and competitions.
What makes a city a fertile “ground zero” for social progress movements? Hal Fischer speaks about his project Gay Semiotics, San Francisco in the 1970s, and reading “just enough” Roland Barthes to jump-start his thinking on photography and language.
In 2012, thirty life-size puppets were made from jute and straw.This number grew to fifty-four in the course of 2013. This series of puppets was called Die Schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern, after a region extending across northern Germany and Poland.
Conceived as a kind of millefeuille, the exhibition will show works attempting to formulate a complex, open and unfinished expressive function within the choreographic field. Choices are made through free association and the power of stimulation, via the desire to disturb the eye before a huge mass of gestures. The exhibition will show and give rise to games of inspiration, reinterpretation, phantom-materials, an era, from one artist to another, from the early 20th century to the present day.