“In 2009-2010, I donated a large volume of my body of work in fashion to the most important fashion, design, and contemporary art collections worldwide,” Lang went on. “After a fire in the building where our studio in New York is located, which could have destroyed the rest of the archive, and after going for months through the pieces to see in which condition they are, I slowly became intrigued by the idea of destroying it myself to use it as raw material for my art.”
Helmut Lang, fashion designer
Lang lanseaza astazi o expozitie de sculpturi realizata dintr-un amestec de gips, plastic si schite ale lucrarilor precedente.
o minunata metafora despre a putea sa treci peste ce ai construit, ca sa o iei de la capat.
Imi aminteste de o vorba pe care mi-a spus-o Gigi Caciuleanu “oamenii sunt ca niste cesti de ceai: ca sa putem sa punem lucruri noi in noi, trebuie sa avem exercitiul golirii”.
Make It Hard runs July 22 through August 8, 2011, at The Fireplace Project, 851 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, N.Y., www.thefireplaceproject.com.