Date: 21–24 February and 26 February
Time: at 11.15–15.00
Location: The workshop (Verkstan)
Limited number of seats–first come, first served. The activity is included in the admission fee. free admission for you up to 19 years.
Lars Englund uses materials and techniques taken from the world of industry, for example metal, plastic and rubber. In a playful manner, we explore his way of working with smaller parts that are put together to grow in different directions into larger forms. Maybe we call our sculptures floating objects or mobiles. Or why not “Pars pro toto” (Latin: a part for the whole) or “Relative” as Englund calls his works.
The exhibition combines a monographic collection exhibition with works on loan from the artist. The focus of Englund’s work is revealed in titles that associate to fundamental science, such as “Volume”, “Sphere”, and “Pars Pro Toto” (part of a whole). His sculptures, which often hang from the ceiling, interact with one another and challenge the surrounding space. They establish a dialogue with the building’s industrial history as an electrical power plant, designed by John Smedberg and constructed in 1901, but also with its present form as a work of architecture adapted by Tham & Videgård to be a museum, with its distinctive perforated orange facade—a material to which Englund makes reference.
Lars Englund was born in 1933 in Stockholm, and he now lives in Jonstorp, Scania County.
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