Art & Design

August 21, 2017

Neon, Velvet & Carpet in Alex Da Corte’s Show in Vienna

Plus a collaboration with Dev Hynes

  • Written by Amuse Team

Carpets, cardboard, brooms and brollies: all part of Alex Da Corte’s installation at Vienna’s Secession Gallery. But they’re far from mundane – the American artist has amped them all up, arranging the objects in surreal, strewn ways, surrounding them by neons and letting them swim in colour.

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ALEX DA CORTE, SECESSION, SOPHIE Thun

The exhibition, Slow Graffiti – his first major European solo show – has been hugely popular in the Austrian capital this summer, but get there quick, because it closes in two weeks. As well as exploring the “cultural and psychological qualities that the everyday objects he manipulates and repurposes possess” (according to the gallery), he’s created a version of Jørgen Leth’s The Perfect Human, with a score by his friend and frequent collaborator, Devonté Hynes.

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ALEX DA CORTE, SECESSION, SOPHIE Thun

Slow Graffiti suns until 3rd September. secession

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