• Thomas Schütte

    Hamburger Kunsthalle

    This exhibition presented what are usually considered Thomas Schütte’s first figurative works: the kneaded busts and figures as well as Mann im Matsch (Man in mud, 1982). Additional pieces included his proposal Monument für einen verschollenen Seefahrer (Monument for a lost sailor, 1989); and his proposal for a fountain entitled Weinende Frau (Crying woman, 1989). Lager (Stock, 1978) and Hauptstadt II (Capital II, 1984) are both nonfigurative works; in the context of this show they functioned as commentaries on the underlying purpose of the institution. Lager was installed at the foot of the

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