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Michael Craig-Martin

Less is still more
“Less is still more” is a homage to Mies van der Rohe. In 2012/13, British concept artist Michael Craig-Martin devised and painted a series of 17 paintings in highly varied formats specially for the Museum Haus Esters in Krefeld. All of the items depicted are everyday objects, which belong in a domestic setting, such as a man's shirt, a woman’s shoe, an iPhone, seats, a light, a padlock. The artist thus returned the museum to its original function as a home and allowed viewers to imagine the villa as something living and inhabited. The exhibition catalogue presents this interplay of art and space using numerous exhibition views.

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"Michael Craig-Martin"

ISBN 978-3-86678-880-0

24,00 x 30,00 cm

152 Pages

49 colored and 3 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Martin Hentschel

Martin Hentschel, Michael Craig-Martin

graphic design
Harald Richter
Exhibition: „Michael Craig-Martin. Less is still more“, 28.4-1.9.2013, Museum Haus Esters, Kunstmuseen Krefeld