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View of “Tue Greenfort,” 2014.

Tue Greenfort

KÖNIG GALERIE | St. Agnes

View of “Tue Greenfort,” 2014.

Tue Greenfort’s latest exhibition, “Vis Vitalis,” comprised diverse materials—newspaper clippings, sculptures, C-prints, posters, videos—coordinated through a built-in exhibition architecture. From the outside, visitors first encountered a blown-up photograph showing demonstrators in violent clash with the police—a familiar image that immediately triggers an array of associations related to the manifold global uprisings of recent years. Chunks of melted plastic are attached to it; brand names, still legible, identify these lumps as yogurt cups. The iconic image, taken from the Internet, documents the so-called milk demonstration (also the title of the piece; all works 2014) in Brussels, on November 26, 2012, when European dairy farmers sprayed thousands of gallons of fresh milk at the European Parliament in protest against EU agricultural policies that were driving

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