• Art report / Hamburg 5

    2 years ago - By Art With a Needle

    This is the end of my art reports from Europe, with something kind of funny from the Hamburger Kunsthalle.
    Annette Streyl, BMW München / Palast der Republik / Reichstag Berlin
    As the wall sign explains: "The sculptures use architectural models as their starting point. Annette Streyl had the Reichstag and other landmarks of German politics and history knit at a scale of 1:100 and hung them over a clothesline. Deprived of their power and importance, they resemble pieces of wet laundry."
    Germans might find more of an instant frisson of recognition, but if you aren't familiar with the...
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