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Matts Leiderstam, ‘Lost Pendants’, 2016, Andréhn-Schiptjenko
Matts Leiderstam, ‘Lost Pendants’, 2016, Andréhn-Schiptjenko
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Lost Pendants, 2016

13 paintings oil on oak and birch panel or canvas, 5 m shelf
26 4/5 × 196 9/10 × 2 3/5 in
68 × 500 × 6.5 cm
SEK 380,000
Location
Stockholm, Paris
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Hand-signed by artist
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Matts Leiderstam
Swedish, b. 1956
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In his installation-based works, Matts Leiderstam investigates the mysteries and veiled narratives that populate paintings across art history. Leiderstam recreates historic artworks in exacting detail, allowing viewers to home in on specific details. Magnifying technologies, catalogues, and other materials, such as easels, reframe paintings previously frozen in a canonical history. In his recreations of paintings by Old Masters, Leiderstam draws out or superimposes homoerotic details or other suppressed qualities, offering a wholesale revision of the artists and their works by attending to anatomical nuances, minor gestures, and other immaterial details.

Matts Leiderstam, ‘Lost Pendants’, 2016, Andréhn-Schiptjenko
Matts Leiderstam, ‘Lost Pendants’, 2016, Andréhn-Schiptjenko
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About the work
Medium
Painting
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Matts Leiderstam
Swedish, b. 1956
Follow

In his installation-based works, Matts Leiderstam investigates the mysteries and veiled narratives that populate paintings across art history. Leiderstam recreates historic artworks in exacting detail, allowing viewers to home in on specific details. Magnifying technologies, catalogues, and other materials, such as easels, reframe paintings previously frozen in a canonical history. In his recreations of paintings by Old Masters, Leiderstam draws out or superimposes homoerotic details or other suppressed qualities, offering a wholesale revision of the artists and their works by attending to anatomical nuances, minor gestures, and other immaterial details.

Lost Pendants, 2016

13 paintings oil on oak and birch panel or canvas, 5 m shelf
26 4/5 × 196 9/10 × 2 3/5 in
68 × 500 × 6.5 cm
SEK 380,000
Location
Stockholm, Paris
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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