Arte & curiosità dal mondo

“Untitled (After Sam)” by Rudolf Stingel

"Untitled (After Sam)" by Rudolf Stingel

Artist: Rudolf Stingel
Title: Untitled (After Sam)
Year: 2006
Exhibition at: Secession gallery, Vienna, 2012
Photo Credits: Jorit Aust

With his art, Rudolf Stingel has made a considerable contribution to breaking up the aura of the white cube. For many years, he has been questioning the definition of the panel painting and, going beyond its limits, he reverses the relationship between spaces and painting. For example by laying carpets, as he did in 1993 at the Venice Biennial, in 1994 at Neue Galerie Graz, in 2004 in the hall of New York’s Grand Central Terminal, and in 2010 at Mies van der Rohe’s Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, whose modernist architectural idiom he wove into the carpet’s grey industrial quality while retaining the Agra pattern…
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