ERWIN WURM
BIG BAG WALKING

ST. AGNES, BERLIN, GERMANY
26 APRIL 2023 – DECEMBER 2023

Erwin Wurm’s BIG BAG WALKING features an enormous pair of cartoonish legs descending from a large handbag, painted in chic black, moving in concert with both pedestrian and street traffic: a characteristic playful reversal for the artist – the handbag having sprouted limbs so it can take itself out for a stroll.
© Images Roman März

EXHIBITED WORK

Big Bag Walking

Erwin Wurm

Big Bag Walking

FEATURED ARTIST

ERWIN WURM

Erwin Wurm (b. 1954 in Bruck an der Mur, Austria) lives and works in Vienna and Limberg/Austria.

Erwin Wurm's oeuvre mainly comprises sculptures, but also photography, video, performance, and drawing. Many of his works are imbued with whimsical humor that puts the every day in a new perspective. One of his most influential groups of works are his One Minute Sculptures. There he has people pose with everyday objects to question the relationship between subject and object. Wurm's "Fat" sculptures, which show petty-bourgeois status symbols such as cars or single-family homes in an obese, bloated state, are also widely known. His work has...
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