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103.7 cm Tall
Sven Dalsgaard
1961

103.7 cm Tall

Sven Dalsgaard’s painting is its title. The green painted canvas is 103.7 cm high, as it witnessed by the tape measure. So the title tells us what we see.

As a minimalist work of art, the painting is devoid of meaning and refers only to itself. But there is nevertheless something else: a green painted canvas with an attached tape measure seems absurd, a challenge to the traditional view of a work of art as either a reproduction of nature or an abstract. Sven Dalsgaard has created this work with a twinkle in his eye and as a comment on those works in the history of art that are filled with meaning.

Startår: 
1961
Materiale: 
Collage painting; oil and tape measure on canvas
Nettomål: 
104,7 x 104,2 cm
Type: 

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