• John Armleder


    In John Armleder’s object-based works, the exhibition space always plays the role of a catalyst. Thus it was clear from the outset that a site-specific work at Y8 (Y stands for yoga, while 8 is the street address) would be a particular challenge and that he would produce a work quite unusual for him. The concept of Y8 is that, far from being the familiar “white cube” constructing art’s autonomy, it places art in the context of yoga, which in practice means that daily classes take place in the exhibition space.

    In contrast with the formal clarity typical of Armleder, this time his found objects

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