Karl Fritsch: Scenes from the Munich Diamond Disaster

Exhibition  /  26 Nov 2010  -  16 Jan 2011
Published: 22.11.2010

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(...) At some point I would like to use gold in the same way as plasticine”. This intention is evident in Scenes from the Munich Diamond Disaster, which demonstrates Fritsch’s irreverent use of costly materials. In his work jewels are often stabbed through the centre by a nail, or a piece of gold is paired with common iron or stone. (...)