Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle (Berlin, Germany): Objects of Wonder
Hamilton is interested in the resolution of the contradictory dynamic between two and three dimensions. Her sculpture use various strategies such as poster-prints applied to blinds, advertising hoardings, plywood props, and kimonos. Wrestler Kimono is suspended from a steel and wooden structure. Hung in this way, the kimono references the body yet has none of its volume and is rendered two-dimensional. This work draws on Japanese Kabuki theatre of the Edo period, where red and white checks represented the wrestler: the stronger the checks, the stronger the wrestler.
Gallery label, September 2016
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