Alicja Kwade

Lampe (Kaiser Idell rot)

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In Alicja Kwade’s Lampe (Kaiser Idell rot), 2015, each component of an original red Kaiser Idell lamp were professionally pulverized and poured into fourteen individually labelled glass jars, sitting in a display case. Precise specifications of weight and content of the itemized materials trace the industrial product back to its original materiality. As such, a Kaiser Idell lamp consists of 2079 g steel, 84.4 g plastic, 30.2 g brass, 24.3 g copper, 19.4 g glass, 13.6 g aluminium, 10.7 g ceramic, 9.1 g cotton isolation, 6.2 g external varnish, 3,8 g paper, 2.8 g internal varnish, 1.6 g rubber and 0.01 g tungsten. With this installation, Kwade presents an image of a "decomposing material world"

This work is in excellent condition with no discernible condition issues. Detailed condition report available upon request.