Kades-Kaden, René Daniëls
René Daniëls
Kades-Kaden
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René Daniëls

Kades-Kaden, 1987


Dimensions
105.1 x 140.3 cm
Physical Description
oil on canvas
Inventory Number
2518
Acquisition
Acquired in 2019 with funds from the Städelkomitee 21. Jahrhundert, Property of the Städelscher Museums-Verein e.V.
Status
On display, lower level, Contemporary Art

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About the Work

Kades-Kaden is a play on words that involves the bringing together of two interchangeable plural forms. In several of his works, the Dutch artist treats the motif of a group of stylised buildings pressed closely together in reference to the houses massed along the grachten in Amsterdam. Frequently provided with writing, the houses thereby become books, and the grachten turn into libraries. His works oscillate between painting and concept just as between figuration and abstraction. They clarify the degree to which language and Concept Art flow into the painting of the 1980s.

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Kades-Kaden (Original Title)
Title Translation
Quays-Quays
Artist
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
oil on canvas
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Eigentum des Städelschen Museums-Vereins e.V.
Picture Copyright
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020
Acquisition
Acquired in 2019 with funds from the Städelkomitee 21. Jahrhundert, Property of the Städelscher Museums-Verein e.V.

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 0 Abstract, Non-representational Art
  • 48C1 architecture
  • 41A13 edifice, e.g.: public building, department store
  • 22C4 colours, pigments, and paints
  • 51I Space
Secondary

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Last update

22.10.2020