(Art) Basel Diary #8

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Six white mattresses filled with swan’s down and suppor ted upright on a sur face of lead with a refrigerating mechanism. The mattresses are bound by metal strips at different heights and each has a discrete stand; the base consists of layers of soft lead arranged in a composition on the floor. The refrigerating mechanism freezes the metal strips binding each mattress so that a layer of frost forms over their surface. – Untitled (1970 -1994) by PIER PAOLO CALZOLARI

at Art Unlimited
Tuesday June 12, 2012
image © WFW



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