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Esther Kläs

wild, 2013

Monotype on paper
42 4/5 × 30 1/2 in
108.7 × 77.5 cm
This is a unique work.
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Esther Kläs
German, b. 1981
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With visual and ideological links to Minimalism and Postminimalism, Esther Kläs’ totemic sculptures are intended for direct interaction and engagement. Her objects, many of which are built on a human scale from plaster, resin, ceramic, styrofoam, and concrete, function both as individual works of art and elements within an ensemble, as in the case of All In, that are in dialogue with adjacent artworks, the surrounding space, and the viewer. Her art-making process is centered on a physical interaction with her materials, intentionally revealing wire mesh supports or bubbles within resin so as not to mask the constructed nature of her sculptures. Through her life-sized scale and the incorporation of cast elbows and knees, Kläs positions the body as subject, encouraging reflection on one’s own physicality, as well as themes of movement and stasis.

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Esther Kläs
German, b. 1981
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With visual and ideological links to Minimalism and Postminimalism, Esther Kläs’ totemic sculptures are intended for direct interaction and engagement. Her objects, many of which are built on a human scale from plaster, resin, ceramic, styrofoam, and concrete, function both as individual works of art and elements within an ensemble, as in the case of All In, that are in dialogue with adjacent artworks, the surrounding space, and the viewer. Her art-making process is centered on a physical interaction with her materials, intentionally revealing wire mesh supports or bubbles within resin so as not to mask the constructed nature of her sculptures. Through her life-sized scale and the incorporation of cast elbows and knees, Kläs positions the body as subject, encouraging reflection on one’s own physicality, as well as themes of movement and stasis.

Esther Kläs

wild, 2013

Monotype on paper
42 4/5 × 30 1/2 in
108.7 × 77.5 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
Brussels
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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