Rucksacks and jeans
In this latest exhibition, Lund uses moulds in the heavy Attitudes and Loads works to make us think about the surfaces of things no longer there, the surface that is referred to but never made visible. Attitudes are concrete casts of the inside of the artist’s jeans whilst Loads perform the same trick with rucksacks.
Marie Lund: artist and style
Lund’s work, like that of her one time collaborator Nina Beier, often examines her subjects through a playful consideration of their function and history, hence when she makes a sculpture of a rucksack she throws the rucksack away and keeps only the space that it once described. This produces a melancholic effect in the Laura Bartlett art gallery that is tinged with the wry humour of the work’s title.
The sense that everything is the wrong way around, or inside out, is irrepressible in this contemporary art exhibition, it gently pushes you to linger on the precipice of the absurd.
|What||Marie Lund, Laura Bartlett|
|Where||Laura Bartlett Gallery, 4 Herald Street, London, E2 6JT | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Bethnal Green (underground)|
29 Nov 14 – 18 Jan 15, Open Wednesday to Saturday 11am - 6pm. Sunday open 12am - 6pm
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