Artist: Koenraad Dedobbeleer
Venue: Clearing, New York
Exhibition Title: Catch as Catch Can
Date: November 22 – December 30, 2016
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Images courtesy of Clearing, New York
Using whatever materials and methods are available, as a system.
All the while attempting to embrace the Monumental, for the first time. These efforts result in a variety of sculptures made out of stainless steel, spray painted metal, plastic, canvas, leather, walnuts, chrome plated steel, rope, concrete, laminated wood, a Maroccan rug and other found objects.
Harvesting simplified forms, with new ambitions.
An exhibition constructed around the architecture of a cultured landscape. Where the gallery functions as a public square, an interior for the great outdoors. Working within this confined court leaves room for sidesteps, detours, and some repetition.
Get a grip on. Grasp.
Walk steady, don’t run, never sweat. That is a pace I’d like to keep.
The great handyman that was my grandfather claimed that in the workshop, the ones sweating were at work, the others at play.
Koenraad Dedobbeleer (b. 1975, Halle, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels. Solo exhibitions of his work have been held at Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp; GAK, Bremen; le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine; Kunstmuseum, St. Gallen; Castillo/Corrales, Paris; Culturegest, Lisbon; Haus Esters, Krefeld; and Kunsthalle, Bern. His work has been featured in numerous group exhibitions at venues such as Liverpool Biennial; Redcat, Los Angeles; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; and Biennal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre.