Pawel Althamer
Foksal Gallery Foundation 2004

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Pawel Althamer born 1967
Foksal Gallery Foundation
Fundacja Galerii Foksal
Date 2004
Medium Wood, metal, plastic, rubber, paper, fabric and modelling putty
Dimensions 1550 x 2130 x 1020 mm
Acquisition Purchased 2007
Not on display

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This work is a handmade 1:5 scale model of the Foksal Gallery Foundation, an influential contemporary art space in Warsaw. Foksal has been a centre for conceptual art in Poland since it was founded by artists and critics in the mid-1960s. The model is positioned on a mobile table, the form of which derives from the moveable stalls used by street salespeople in the early days of the post-communist economy in Poland. Theoretically the model can be transported, enabling the Foundation to travel beyond the boundaries of its original home.

April 2008

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