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Erwin Wurm became a sculptor by chance. Incessantly he questions and investigates the meaning and means of expression in sculpture and object art, thereby breaking with conventions. In the radical nature of his emphatic pursuit of broadening these traditional concepts, Erwin Wurm is reminiscent of Marcel Duchamp, who declared experimental, visual thought his artistic manifesto and hence broke new …

Erwin Wurm became a sculptor by chance. Incessantly he questions and investigates the meaning and means of expression in sculpture and object art, thereby breaking with conventions. In the radical nature of his emphatic pursuit of broadening these traditional concepts, Erwin Wurm is reminiscent of Marcel Duchamp, who declared experimental, visual thought his artistic manifesto and hence broke new ground for art.

In this respect, Erwin Wurm’s three-dimensional artworks are also freed from any conventional burden and are thus able to be the products of an entirely open experimental process of …

Institution

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Belvedere 21
Vienna

Location

Quartier Belvedere, Arsenalstraße 1
Vienna, AT