Jeppe Hein, ‘Breathing Watercolours (ICI)’, 2015, Independent Curators International (ICI) Benefit Auction
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Jeppe Hein

Breathing Watercolours (ICI), 2015

Watercolor on watercolor paper
10 1/5 × 13 4/5 in
26 × 35 cm
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Independent Curators International (ICI) Benefit Auction

Jeppe Hein’s “Breathing Watercolours” series is a visual realization of Hein’s breathing pattern, …

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Courtesy of the artist, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin; 303 Gallery, New York and Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen.
Jeppe Hein
Danish, b. 1974
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Jeppe Hein creates installations that challenge the traditional notion of the passive viewer. His site-specific works are conceptual, interactive, and often activated by their viewers, whether through casting reflections in a rotating mirror or being startled by artwork itself, as in Shaking Cube (2004), an aluminum box that trembles whenever approached. In Hein’s installations Mobile Mobile (2008) and Light Pavillion II (2010), parts of the works either rotate or light up when gallery staff or viewers pedal a power-generating bike.

Jeppe Hein, ‘Breathing Watercolours (ICI)’, 2015, Independent Curators International (ICI) Benefit Auction
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Jeppe Hein’s “Breathing Watercolours” series is a visual realization of Hein’s breathing pattern, as the varied color saturation and length of each brushstroke reflects the experience of air leaving the artist’s body. These paintings belong to a larger conceptual project intended to encourage viewers to heighten …

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Courtesy of the artist, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin; 303 Gallery, New York and Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen.
Jeppe Hein
Danish, b. 1974
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Jeppe Hein creates installations that challenge the traditional notion of the passive viewer. His site-specific works are conceptual, interactive, and often activated by their viewers, whether through casting reflections in a rotating mirror or being startled by artwork itself, as in Shaking Cube (2004), an aluminum box that trembles whenever approached. In Hein’s installations Mobile Mobile (2008) and Light Pavillion II (2010), parts of the works either rotate or light up when gallery staff or viewers pedal a power-generating bike.

Jeppe Hein

Breathing Watercolours (ICI), 2015

Watercolor on watercolor paper
10 1/5 × 13 4/5 in
26 × 35 cm
Bidding closed
Series by this artist
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