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Daniel Arsham, artist

2022-11-28T06:16:25.803Z

The New York sculptor loves architecture and Japan, but also fashion and luxury with which he multiplies collaborations, like those with Tiffany & Co. One way to pursue his obsession: questioning the present, the past and the future.



He hardly ever talks about it, but the episode is told on his Wikipedia file, surely under his control.

“Raised in Miami, Florida, Arsham was 12 when Hurricane Andrew destroyed his childhood home.”

One cannot help but see in this traumatic event the roots of his inspiration, from his first paintings, fifteen years ago, depicting architectural elements submerged by a wild nature, qualified then as

"postapocalyptic",

to his famous contemporary sculptures, in bronze or plaster, always devoured, thought of as “

future relics of the present”

.

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The young forty-year-old, represented by the Perrotin gallery since his debut, is a cerebral man who never ceases to question the icons of the present (such as Pokémon), to exhume statues from the past and to write his future.

Exhibited in major museums around the world, from Guimet in Paris to the Moco Museum in Amsterdam via the New Museum in New York, it has also…

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Source: lefigaro

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