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The Importance of Being Ugly   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Daniela Bershan, Bas de Boer, New Sculpture Department, Lorenzo Quintanilla, Monica Tormell, Anne Verhoijsen at W139 December 15th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013
Posted 1/14/13
When entering A Matter of Time and Space at W139, the first thing you encounter is a horse's ass. Not very inviting, no, even blatantly rude. The ass, staring you in the face from its shiny white plinth, is part of Matthijs Bosman’s installation A Monument to Courageous Failure (2012). The entire piece resembles a monument: very classical, man on horse. It's not a beautiful piece - not trying to be either. It’s bluntly grotesque, made from the patently incompatible materials of chicken wire... [more]