Exhibition in Frankfurt: Wandkäs to octopus

Claes Oldenburg has it. With all the Matchbooks, ice cream cones and Shuttlecocks, with tools and billiard balls, which the American artist, into the Monumental

Exhibition in Frankfurt: Wandkäs to octopus

Claes Oldenburg has it. With all the Matchbooks, ice cream cones and Shuttlecocks, with tools and billiard balls, which the American artist, into the Monumental inflated, placed over the last 50 years anywhere in the world in the public space. The flying tie-in Frankfurt, for example. Frank Brechter makes it to him with his first, summery and refreshing "Spritzzz!" overwritten exhibition gallery in Frankfurt, Philipp Pflug Contemporary, but not really. He seems to be the realism about Duane Hanson at least similar to facing.

Christoph Schütte

a Freelance writer based in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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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

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