a Freelance writer based in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.F. A. Z.
it's Just that there are not figures, cleaning ladies, tourists, or craftsmen, which he modeled from varnish and resin, plaster and paint, but things, animals and products. And if the 1981-born artist nails kalauernd a huge slice of "Wandkäs" to the gallery wall, an octopus builds or if he installed a Housefly and the corresponding, freely in space floating "swatter", then the objects of art made of everyday life, which make Oldenburg one of the most successful Pop artists ever, although quite related. The anecdotal, Yes, dramatic Potential is, however, of the "house fly" and "swatter" about another.Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 16:19