JEPPE HEIN
MODIFIED SOCIAL BENCHES CLAREMONT

CLAREMONT MCKENNA COLLEGE, CLAREMONT, USA
PERMANENT INSTALLATION SINCE 2022A group of whimsical benches have popped up on CMC’s campus. The site of these new sculptures is outside Adams Hall, with a view of the Kravis Center and Athenaeum.These brightly colored red benches will stand out on campus for their whimsy and lyrically playful humor. They will become a place for students to relax and be inspired by their creativity.MODIFIED SOCIAL BENCHES CLAREMONT, 2022
Powder-coated aluminum
#01: 187 x 312 x 209 cm
#02: 118 x 375 x 360 cm
#03: 142 x 589 x 426 cm

© Courtesy KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, 303 Gallery, New York and Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
© Images Anibal Ortiz

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JEPPE HEIN

Jeppe Hein (b. 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish artist based in Berlin. He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark, and the Städel Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Jeppe Hein is widely known for his production of experiential and interactive artworks that can be positioned at the junction where art, architecture, and technical inventions intersect. Unique in their formal simplicity and notable for their frequent use of humor, his works engage in a lively dialogue with the traditions of Minimalist sculpture and Conceptual art of the 1970s. Jeppe Hein’s works often feature...
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