Franz West

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24 Grafton Street, W1S 4EZ, London West End, UK
Open: 10am-6pm Tue-Sat


Franz West

Franz West
to Fri 5 Apr 2019
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David Zwirner London presents an exhibition of sculptures and works on paper from 1972 to 2004 by Austrian artist Franz West (1947–2012).

Spanning his more than four-decade-long career, the exhibition offers an overview of the artist’s singular and influential body of work, and, in particular, his radical repositioning of traditional notions of sculpture.

Emerging in Vienna in the early 1970s, West developed a unique aesthetic that engaged equally high and low reference points and often privileged social interaction as an intrinsic component of his work. By playfully manipulating everyday materials and imagery in novel ways, he created objects that served to redefine art as a social experience, calling attention to the ways in which art is presented to the public, and how viewers interact with works of art and with each other.

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