Wind I (David), Isa Genzken
Isa Genzken
Wind I (David)
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Isa Genzken

Wind I (David), 2009


Dimensions
198 x 300 cm
Physical Description
Mirror foil, c-prints, spray paint, lacquer, tape and metal on plastic foil
Inventory Number
2343
Acquisition
Acquired in 2011 with funds from the Städelkomitee 21. Jahrhundert, property of Städelscher Museums-Verein e.V.
Status
On display, lower level, Contemporary Art, room 25

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The assemblages of Isa Genzken are simultaneously attractive for their reflective surfaces and unsettling in their fragmentary combinations. The artist's works examine the window as a threshold between inside and outside. In 'Wind I (David)', Genzken complements the reflective film with photographs, plastic films and spray paint, which appear three-dimensionally in the wealth of material in her space. The urban graffiti aesthetics are combined with the photographic profile view of Michelangelo's 'David'. The art-historical quotation points to the classical genre of sculpture, to which Genzken's works, originally inspired by Minimal Art, add an independent position which remains linked to the sculptural.

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07.06.2024