• Martin Gostner

    Galerie Christian Gögger

    Martin Gostner is interested in Gletschereis (Glacial ice)—a hard crystalline candy sold in German-speaking countries—not for its tongue-tingling qualities, but for its form and material. Gletschereis is rectangular, slightly translucent, and light milky-beige in color. The candies serve Gostner as the building blocks of one of his works, in which he uses it to form larger blocks of varying sizes. He also takes raspberry candies to construct, according to their different shapes, individual balls and systems reminiscent of molecular models.

    An essential consideration in his choice of candy as a

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