• Asta Gröting

    Foundation de Appel

    Though seemingly static and cold, Asta Gröting’s sculptures actually represent organic processes. At once massive and transparent, the digestive system of a shark constructed in Murano glass rested on the the floor. Like the glass, which was also at first a fluid substance, the digestive system, the site of an organic process of decomposition, is depicted now as still and transparent. Through this glass body, material and form evoke a now-frozen stream of movement.

    An enormous pink-rubber tunnel represented the throat as a transportation system. Metabolic processes, reproduction, and the opposition

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