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    Sale 2836

    Two in One; Contemporary Art from Witte de With & de Appel

    20 May 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 70

    Marius Engh (NORWEGIAN, B. 1974)

    Center of the World (Wewelsburg 1934-1945)

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    Marius Engh (NORWEGIAN, B. 1974)
    Center of the World (Wewelsburg 1934-1945)
    signed with initials and dated 'ME 07' (on the backing)
    c-print on paper
    29.5 x 39.5 cm.
    Executed in 2007. This work is unique.

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    Marius Engh's artistic practice includes sculpture, photography and painting, in which he appropriates, combines, and reconstructs objects from everyday life. His works often reference the aesthetic of Minimalism, using grids and cube-like structures. He is interested in the outcomes generated by the juxtaposition of objects from different contexts. Recent solo exhibitions include Marius Engh: Center of the World, Preus Museum Oslo (2009) and Marius Engh: Lyncanthropic Chamber, STANDARD, Oslo (2008). Recent group exhibitions include Street: Behind the cliché, Witte de With, Rotterdam (2006); Villa Jelmini, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (2005); The Norwegian Sculpture Biennial, Vigeland Museum, Oslo (2006); and Skate Culture , Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen Preus Museum, Horten (2006).

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