100 FRIDGES IN A CORNER 2008

THOMAS RENTMEISTER
NEARLY 100 FRIDGES IN THE CORNER

2008

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Thomas Rentmeister's work has aptly been described as a kind of "Dirty Minimalism"* His monumental installation at GAGPROJECTS will be made of dozens of used refrigerators and other whitish materials, like Styrofoam, underwear and baby cream. The fridges will be piled on each other in a way that makes you think of a landscape of ancient ruins. Thomas Rentmeister creates a white world civilization of glued together garbage – a manifestation of an absurd recycling architecture.

* This term was used by Ursula Panhans-Bühler in her text "Sweet Heaviness and Gravitational Sweetness" in the catalogue for the exhibition "brown" in the Kölnischer Kunstverein in 2001