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PICA - Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

Exhibition Detail
Objects. Food. Rooms.
Perth Cultural Centre, James Street
6000 Perth
WA
Australia


June 23rd, 2012 - August 12th, 2012
Opening: 
June 22nd, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
, Thomas RentmeisterThomas Rentmeister
© Courtesy of the artist & PICA - Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.pica.org.au/
COUNTRY:  
Australia
EMAIL:  
info@pica.org.au
PHONE:  
+ 61 (0) 8 9228 6300
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 6pm
TAGS:  
installation, sculpture
> DESCRIPTION

Presented in partnership with Kunstmuseum Bonn, Objects. Food. Rooms. is a major exhibition of new and site specific works by Thomas Rentmeister, a leading German artist who has been producing distinctive sculptural and installation works over the last 25 years.

Rentmeister's works play with the traditions of minimalism but have their own particular twist. He piles, models, builds, paints and casts with materials as diverse as potato chips, sugar, nutella, hotel laundry, tissue boxes, nappy rash cream and old refrigerators.

Rentmeister transforms the everyday into the sublime, showing us the beauty of materials we normally ignore.


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