• Sabine Hornig

    Galerie Barbara Thumm

    The boundaries between private and public space are fluid. Shopping malls, administrative buildings, and government service centers are becoming festivalized places with attached restaurants, movies, and round-the-clock bars, while the actual work done there tends to vanish into the buildings’ upper floors or side wings. Conversely, private living space is becoming increasingly officelike, thanks to telecommuting.

    For Sabine Hornig, these ambiguously differentiated places in society are symbolized by building entrances. The two model-like sculptures shown here were based on different doorways.

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