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  • Harald Klingelhöller

    Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus

    Harald Klingelhöller uses letters of the alphabet to blur the boundary between the pictorial and the linguistic. In his recent show, "Alle Metaphern werden wahr” (All metaphors come true), which contained a selection of sculptural assemblages created over the past decade, the entire exhibition space became a container for language. Klingelhöller builds sculptures out of three-dimensional letters cut out of various materials, including plasterboard, steel, cast iron, cardboard, and glass. The letters in a given piece, which are often the same as its title, are arranged into blocklike forms that

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