reviews

  • Haegue Yang, Blind Curtain—Flesh Behind Tricolore, 2013, aluminum venetian blinds and frame, 15 x 23 x 5'.

    Haegue Yang

    Aubette 1928/Musee D'Art Moderne et Contemporain Strasbourg

    An unusually close observer of mundane objects, Haegue Yang throws into relief the warp and woof of their form and function, sometimes even weaving in a sort of cognitive Walden Pond by which to contemplate them. With new sculptural works at Aubette 1928—in the only three rooms preserved of the 1928 four-story nightlife complex conceived as an avant-garde Gesamtkunstwerk by Jean Arp, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, and Theo van Doesburg—and an overview of two-dimensional works from 1999 to 2013 at the Department of Prints and Drawings of the Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain Strasbourg (MAMCS),

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