Artwork

Gail Hastings
Missing walls: Bureaucracy at work, 2007

The architectural space of the sculptural situation missing walls: bureaucracy at work, 2007, — outlined by the four zigzag walls differently colored blue, yellow, red and black – is at first seemingly empty. Instead one finds an apparently pointless passageway between the central chamber’s entry and exit that appears to be all that takes place within these four zigzag walls. That is until, of course, one leaves this central chamber and finds outside, on the black zigzag wall, a page from the ‘Encyclopaedia of works of art on walls never made’. For here we find, that the walls upon which this Encyclopaedia physically rests do not actually exist; due to being walls that were planned, but never made. Similarly, the central chamber just walked through belongs to the same library once planned, but never built. A dialogical space echoed within the missing walls of this sculptural situation’s library by a conversation that actually took place in 1911 between architects Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin, from which stemmed the concrete planned space in the center of Australia’s capital city. At the crest of this capital the Griffins planned a library to tower over the nation’s parliament as the nation’s crown.

Related artworks



Abstract 76 Artworks

Applied 16 Artworks

Lina Bo Bardi
Bowl Chair, 1951
Steel, leather, mixed media, Ed. No. 021/500

Architecture 30 Artworks

Julian Opie
On average present day humans are one inch shorter than they were 8000 years B.C., 1991
Emulsion on wood
Andreas Schmid
Lichtungen, 2009
Neon with colored filter tubes, acrylic glas cylinder, electronic control system
Leonor Antunes
Balfron tower (uncertainty and delight in the unknown), 2007
brass screen, brass lamp, wall sculpture (brass, electric thread), floor work

Conceptual Art 99 Artworks

Tobias Hauser
Daimler Block, 2006
Stainless steel, bronze, stained wood

Installation 60 Artworks

Jacob Dahlgren
Heaven is a Place on Earth, 2008
Installation, 168 IKEA scales, metall frame
Alicja Kwade
Watch (2x TN), 2009
2 clocks, metal, mirror, atomic watch, unique object

Space 26 Artworks

Ben Willikens
Auditorium: Die Dynamik der Idee, 1990
Acrylic on canvas on wall plaster
close

Shopping cart

Versand und Abwicklung erfolgt über die Bücherbogen am Savignyplatz GmbH in Berlin. Für Fragen zu Bestellungen wenden Sie sich bitte direkt an info@buecherbogen.com Handling and Shipping is done by theBücherbogen am Savignyplatz GmbH in Berlin. For questions regarding your order please contact info@buecherbogen.com directly.
checkout*
* Bestellungen aus der EU sind bei PayPal auch ohne Anmeldung möglich. Sie können dann auch bequem per Bankeinzug oder mit Ihrer Kreditkarte zahlen. Für diese Option klicken Sie bitte auf PayPal und wählen anschließend die Bezahlung "Mit Lastschrift oder Kreditkarte" aus. Buyers from within the EU can use PayPal even without having a PayPal account. Via Paypal you can also check out with direct debit or with your credit card. For this option please click on "Check out with PayPal" and make use of the "Payment by Direct Debit or Credit Card".