GEGO: LINE AS OBJECT │ Henry Moore Institute, Leeds → 19 October 2014

“Fṛm Jlî t Octobr for v ɖ Henri Mor Instityt’s gaḷriz r dedicetd t ɖ wrc v Gego (1912-94), an ātist hu fêʈfli xplord ɖ psbltz v ɖ lîn az an objct. Gego wz born Grtrud Goldšmit in Hambrg, 1912, n emigreted t C̣rac̣s in 1939 imījtli aftr finišñ hr ācitcčṛl studiz in Štŭtgāt. In Veṇzwela š bgan wrcñ az an ātist in ɖ 1950z, n bcem a sitizn in 1952.

Fr fîv decedz Gego xpandd ɖ lîn intu pleinz, volymz n xpansv nets t rflct on ɖ nêčr v pspšn. GEGO: LÎN AZ OBJCT invstigets ɖ ātist’s unrîvld ingejmnt wɖ ɖ probḷmz v fwm n spês, yzñ lît, šado, scêl n gravti in a constnt prôses v dscuvri. Ɖs frst YC sôlo prezntešn v Gego undrlînz hr vižnri aproč t sculpčr, a trminoḷji ɖt š rfyzd t yz fr hr ôn wrc. In wn v hr nôtbcs š xclemd: Sculpčr, ʈrīdimnšnl fwmz v solid mtirı̣l. Nvr ẇt I d! Sculpčr z cnsrnd wɖ weit, scêl, gravti, lît, spês n incântr: trmz imbodid bî Gego’z studi v ɖ lîn az objct. Hir at ɖ Henri Mor Instityt, a sentr fr ɖ studi v sculpčr, hr wrc z clemd fr sculpčr. Gego’z sculpčrz or, az š prifŕd t cwl ɖm, bichos drctli adres ɖ fnoṃṇlojicl incântr wɖ sculpčr.

Ɖ ṣlẋn v wrcs in GEGO: LÎN AZ OBJCT spanz a ʈrtīfor-yir pirı̣d. It bginz in 1957, ẇn Gego xplisitli bgan t adres sculpčṛl ʈncñ wɖ ɖ wrc Vîbrešn in Blac. Ɖs twso-sîzd cntinys fwm v pêntd blac ałmiňm hañz fṛm ɖ sīlñ, jentli rspondñ t ermuvmnt n spredñ its volym ʈru šadoz. Ɖ lêtist wrcs r fṛm 1991, ẇn Gego consntretd on hr Tedejuras:  inṭlest pêprstrips ɖt cmbînd rīpṛduẋnz v hr ôn wrcs wɖ pêjz fṛm maġzīnz n gold siġretrápñz. Btwn ɖz tu pýnts Gego md lj-scêl nets, coḷmz n sfirz ɖt fild gaḷrīspêsz, az wel az wōtrculrz, ñcdrōñz, prints n liʈgrafs xplorñ ɖ lîn in spês, handsîzd sculpčrz md fṛm mtirı̣l fând in hr stydio n sculpčrz ɖt strečt btwn ɖ bildñz in hr hômsiti v C̣rac̣s.

Gego wz intrestd in ɖ limitls psbltiz v grôʈ v ɖ lîn. Ɖ Gego Fândešn in C̣rac̣s, ẇr rsrč fr ɖs xibišn wz cnductd, holdz ɖ ātist’s bcc̣lẋn ɖt includz an aṇtetd copi v D’Āsi Wentẉʈ Tomsn’z On Grôʈ n Fwm (1917), a bc ɖt hz lojd itslf wɖn ɖ conšsṇs v twentiiʈ-senčri sculpčr n ɖt z ɖ subjct v âr cncuṛnt Gaḷri 4 xibišn.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT



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