Thomas Kiesewetter

German, b. 1963

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Thomas Kiesewetter

German, b. 1963

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Thomas Kiesewetter makes metal sculptures that recall tabletop Cubist assemblages and Constructivist abstraction. Fusing the organic with the industrial, Kiesewetter’s work has an off-kilter, handmade quality that belies his careful fabrication process. He creates small, individual, geometric components, which he then combines intuitively to create the larger, spontaneous pieces. “At the beginning, I don’t really start with the idea of building a sculpture. I basically just imagine individual parts,” Kiesewetter explains. “It’s about capturing the moment when the individual parts come together.”

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Biography

Thomas Kiesewetter makes metal sculptures that recall tabletop Cubist assemblages and Constructivist abstraction. Fusing the organic with the industrial, Kiesewetter’s work has an off-kilter, handmade quality that belies his careful fabrication process. He creates small, individual, geometric components, which he then combines intuitively to create the larger, spontaneous pieces. “At the beginning, I don’t really start with the idea of building a sculpture. I basically just imagine individual parts,” Kiesewetter explains. “It’s about capturing the moment when the individual parts come together.”

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
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