Dorothee Golz

Galerie Hohenlohe

A selection of sculptures and drawings from the last six years, Dorothee Golz’s second gallery exhibition in Vienna resembled a small-scale retrospective. The works on view seemed typical of Golz: humorous, sometimes sardonic images from the world of the everyday. Her Kommunikationsmodell (Communication model), 2000, consists of fused plaster cups (the remains of coffee are painted in)—a wonderful reference to people coming together. Golz placed the cups on a little table surrounded by her 4 Stapelstühle (4 stacking chairs), which could also be a kind of “communication model.” Each of this work’s four units actually consisted of a pair of cut-up chairs, one being three-quarters of a chair, the other one-quarter. You would only get a whole seat if you put two parts together—and then there would still be two open sides. A rather uncomfortable piece of furniture, it translates the

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