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Dalbenstuhl, 2005

Wood, leather
17 7/10 × 35 2/5 × 17 7/10 in
45 × 90 × 45 cm
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Cologne
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ammann//gallery
Cologne
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As it is often the case with postmodern designers, the Hamburg - based artist Florian Borkenhagen …

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As it is often the case with postmodern designers, the Hamburg - based artist Florian Borkenhagen frequently relieves the chair of its everyday function as seating furniture by combining it with other foreign objects. His 'Dalbenstuhl' (eng. Dolphin Chair) from 2005, is equipped with a leather safety belt and …

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copyright: Florian Borkenhagen courtesy: gabrielle ammann // gallery, cologne
Florian Borkenhagen
German, b. 1959
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A professor of Interior Design at the Hamburg Academy of Fashion and Design, Florian Borkenhagen builds irreverent pieces out of adapted domestic devices. Joining sacred objects with moving parts, he skewers both religious tradition and modern inventions. Remote-control relics, portable confessional booths, wheelbarrows-turned-palanquins—these are just a few of Borkenhagen’s wry hybrids. With the blasphemy of Maurizio Cattelan and the comic austerity of Joseph Beuys, Borkenhagen’s pieces, so obviously impractical, are inflected with an uncanny humor.

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As it is often the case with postmodern designers, the Hamburg - based artist Florian Borkenhagen …

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As it is often the case with postmodern designers, the Hamburg - based artist Florian Borkenhagen frequently relieves the chair of its everyday function as seating furniture by combining it with other foreign objects. His 'Dalbenstuhl' (eng. Dolphin Chair) from 2005, is equipped with a leather safety belt and …

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Design/Decorative Art
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copyright: Florian Borkenhagen courtesy: gabrielle ammann // gallery, cologne
Florian Borkenhagen
German, b. 1959
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A professor of Interior Design at the Hamburg Academy of Fashion and Design, Florian Borkenhagen builds irreverent pieces out of adapted domestic devices. Joining sacred objects with moving parts, he skewers both religious tradition and modern inventions. Remote-control relics, portable confessional booths, wheelbarrows-turned-palanquins—these are just a few of Borkenhagen’s wry hybrids. With the blasphemy of Maurizio Cattelan and the comic austerity of Joseph Beuys, Borkenhagen’s pieces, so obviously impractical, are inflected with an uncanny humor.

Dalbenstuhl, 2005

Wood, leather
17 7/10 × 35 2/5 × 17 7/10 in
45 × 90 × 45 cm
This is a unique work.
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location
Cologne
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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