• Jan Vercruysse

    Kunstmuseen Krefeld | Haus Lange

    For this recent exhibition Jan Vercruysse used both of Mies van der Rohe’s “museum houses,” but he chose not to make use of the former living spaces on the upper floors, often used as exhibition spaces. Instead he installed his work only in the first-floor galleries, which are square and airy, lit by large windows that look out over the surrounding garden. Divided into two parts, enclosed in two distinct containers that are extremely similar but not identical, the exhibition thus began with the idea of an apparent mirror image, a theme specifically referenced in a piece entitled La Sfera (The

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