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Lucas Lenglet

Magnus Müller

In a short period of time, Dutch artist Lucas Lenglet has created a unique and memorable trademark out of some familiar references: The geometric construction of the tank traps he uses in his installations appears to refer to Sol LeWitt’s metal grid structures. In the tradition of Dan Graham, Lenglet makes particular reference to architecture. The spaces he builds—their shelving systems, their seating arrangements, and the added photographs of buildings—are always conceived as an extension of what Lenglet calls his “archaeology of action.”

This exhibition brings together several ensembles of objects used in previous installations as well as new objects. Untitled, Panzersperren (Anti-tank Obstruction) (all works 2006), an asymmetrical pyramid built out of tank traps, dominates the front section of the exhibition space. Like an impenetrable fortress, the massive sculpture produces its own

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