Stefan Gec, ‘Five Portraits of Emile Berliner’, 2015, Painting, Shellac on canvas, 5 parts, Annely Juda Fine Art
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Stefan Gec

Five Portraits of Emile Berliner, 2015

Shellac on canvas, 5 parts
13 1/10 × 13 1/10 × 2 in
33.4 × 33.4 × 5 cm
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London
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Stefan Gec
British, b. 1958
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Stefan Gec engages the charged culture of warfare and military innovation in sculptures built from replicas and found objects related to the history of conflict. His pieces are often large-scale and made from industrial materials and salvaged weapons, fusing the dynamic re-contextualization of Marcel Duchamp's readymades with the sociopolitical rigor of Chris Burden’s installations and performances. In Gentle Circuit (2012), Gec unearthed a pair of massive tires from a discarded South African DC-10 cargo plane and set them in motion with motors. The kinetic object, removed from its original context and wrangled into a sputtering, ineffective machine, evokes themes of globalization, the arms race, and the futility of war.

Stefan Gec, ‘Five Portraits of Emile Berliner’, 2015, Painting, Shellac on canvas, 5 parts, Annely Juda Fine Art
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Stefan Gec
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Stefan Gec engages the charged culture of warfare and military innovation in sculptures built from replicas and found objects related to the history of conflict. His pieces are often large-scale and made from industrial materials and salvaged weapons, fusing the dynamic re-contextualization of Marcel Duchamp's readymades with the sociopolitical rigor of Chris Burden’s installations and performances. In Gentle Circuit (2012), Gec unearthed a pair of massive tires from a discarded South African DC-10 cargo plane and set them in motion with motors. The kinetic object, removed from its original context and wrangled into a sputtering, ineffective machine, evokes themes of globalization, the arms race, and the futility of war.

Stefan Gec

Five Portraits of Emile Berliner, 2015

Shellac on canvas, 5 parts
13 1/10 × 13 1/10 × 2 in
33.4 × 33.4 × 5 cm
Contact For Price
Location
London
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