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Roni Horn

Th Rose Prblm, 2015-2016

Watercolor, pen and ink or pencil, gum arabic on watercolor paper, tape,, 48 parts
23 × 17 1/2 in
58.4 × 44.5 cm
location
Riehen
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Exhibition history
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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth Photo: Tom Powel Imaging
Roni Horn
American, b. 1955
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“The unknown is where I want to be,” says Roni Horn, an artist celebrated for her cerebral, wide-ranging body of work in which she explores mutability—of identity and gender, natural landscapes and phenomena, language and meaning. Grounded in Minimalism and shaped by language, Horn’s sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, books, and installations reveal the subtle, moment-by-moment shifts in an expression, nature, or the meaning of words on a page. In Becoming a Landscape (1999-2001) and Still Water (The River Thames, for Example) (1999), she presents a series of photographs of the Icelandic landscape and of the Thames, respectively, that convey their state of unending change. In addition to Iceland and water, Horn focuses on Emily Dickinson’s poetry and her own androgyny. In a.k.a. (2008), she documents the mutability of her identity—at one the wellspring for all of her work the lens through which she views the world.

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About the work
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Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth Photo: Tom Powel Imaging
Roni Horn
American, b. 1955
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“The unknown is where I want to be,” says Roni Horn, an artist celebrated for her cerebral, wide-ranging body of work in which she explores mutability—of identity and gender, natural landscapes and phenomena, language and meaning. Grounded in Minimalism and shaped by language, Horn’s sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, books, and installations reveal the subtle, moment-by-moment shifts in an expression, nature, or the meaning of words on a page. In Becoming a Landscape (1999-2001) and Still Water (The River Thames, for Example) (1999), she presents a series of photographs of the Icelandic landscape and of the Thames, respectively, that convey their state of unending change. In addition to Iceland and water, Horn focuses on Emily Dickinson’s poetry and her own androgyny. In a.k.a. (2008), she documents the mutability of her identity—at one the wellspring for all of her work the lens through which she views the world.

Roni Horn

Th Rose Prblm, 2015-2016

Watercolor, pen and ink or pencil, gum arabic on watercolor paper, tape,, 48 parts
23 × 17 1/2 in
58.4 × 44.5 cm
location
Riehen
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