Franz West. Conventional Dichotomy (Konventionelle Dichotomie). 1990

Franz West Conventional Dichotomy (Konventionelle Dichotomie) 1990

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West elevates the poster to art but also subverts its function: these prints appear to announce upcoming events, but they were made after the dates they advertise. Here, friends of the artist pose and cavort with West's Adaptives, the awkwardly shaped papier-mâché sculptures that he expects viewers to touch, carry, or wear.

Gallery label from Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, November 21, 2007-July 28, 2008.
Portfolio of six double-sided screenprints
sheet: see child records
Galerie and Edition Artelier, Graz, Austria, Jänner Galerie, Vienna
Galerie and Edition Artelier, Graz, Austria
Mary Ellen Oldenburg Fund
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© 2020 Estate of Franz West
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