L'œuvre Tire Test Column - Centre Pompidou

L'œuvre

Tire Test Column

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concept.resource

Reproduction d'une œuvre

Crédit photographique : © Georges Meguerditchian - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Oscar Tuazon

À propos de l'œuvre

Oscar Tuazon (1975 - )

Tire Test Column

2009

Béton, caoutchouc, grillage métallique, contreplaqué, acier

255 cm Diamètre : 56 cm Poids : 440 kg

Don de la Société des Amis du Musée national d'art moderne, 2011. Projet pour l'art contemporain 2010

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2011-63

Description for the presentation 2012-2013 in the National Museum of Modern Art

Oscar Tuazon explores the limits of architecture: low-tech housing and buildings in ruins. His approach to art is influenced by the “grunge” culture of Seattle, his native city, and by Walden; or Life in the Woods, a story written by Henry David Thoreau in which he reflects on his experience of living in a forest hut for over two years. Tuazon creates radical works which aim to reveal tensions between random assemblies of objects and the white cubes exhibition areas that display them. Tire-Test Column is a sculpture suggestive of Brancusi’s Colonne sans fin and questions the notions of vert...

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