Alex Da Corte “Mr. Remember” at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek

Alex Da Corte “Mr. Remember” at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek

The artist occupies room with color. For Louisiana’s West Wing, Da Corte has designed an all-encompassing and relentless scenography with custom made-made floors, brightly colored partitions, neon lights and distinct scents. Inviting us into a parallel fact, an intensely visible working experience.

The exhibition delivers together new and old will work (the oldest is from 2003) in an all-embracing scenography. Incorporating color to just about each and every surface area in Louisiana’s West Wing, Da Corte helps make it difficult for the viewer to continue to keep a protected distance. The artist&#8217s body of work indicates an strategy of id as unfixed and consistently executed working with costumes, props and anything we consume. In Da Corte&#8217s rendition of existence, each individual working day is Halloween.

As the exhibition title suggests, “Mr. Try to remember,” which is a play on misremember, memory is a important concept for Da Corte. By means of remembrance, the earlier joins the current, and delivers paths for negotiating the potential.

The exhibition is the first European study of Da Corte’s perform, concentrating on the very last 10 years, when the artist has amped up the official complexity of his do the job. Da Corte has also built many formidable new is effective for the event, while custom made-developing the exhibition to in shape each individual detail of the museum. Also, the sculpture As Lengthy as the Solar Lasts is shown on the museum’s Calder Terrace.

Da Corte’s work spans a assortment of media, centring on sculpture, video and set up. The artist employs an array of diverse resources and references—from low-price tag, mass-manufactured objects to high-finish design and style, from children’s Television to the masters of artwork historical past, from French poetry to American pop tunes.

Although some (or all) of the references might be familiar, Da Corte’s remedy gives them an edge, manufacturing a perception of alienation or displacement. Shuttling in between gentle-hearted and dim, his get the job done strikes a deeply psychological be aware.

at Louisiana Museum of Present day Artwork, Humlebaek
until January 8, 2023

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