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  • Thomas C. Demand

    Galerie Tanit | Munich

    Thomas C. Demand seems to have found a place somewhere between Paul Cézanne and Andy Warhol. The way he transforms reality into art—the elementary constants of color and space—connects him to Cézanne; his relationship to Warhol is revealed in his thematic preoccupation with the commodity and his adoption of the esthetic categories of Pop culture. One indication of this interest in Pop is his use of numbers. As if they were titles in a catalogue from which he took these individual pictures, Abb. 21 (Picture 21, 1992) designates a tissue holder and Abb. 62, 1990, a bag of chips. The

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