Markus Müller
Nutzen und Nachteil

Published by Edition Fink, 2006
Contributions by Nadia Schneider, Markus Müller, Claudia Blümle, Tan Wälchli

Markus Müller takes a playful approach to artistic principles of design, referring to the style and epochs of art history. His works also incorporate the ideas that have emerged from his study of sculpture. He elevates his depictions of natural elements to works of art through their form of presentation and has created a nonfigurative sculpture that appears to be natural. In so doing, he raises questions about the criteria that define a found object as sculpture while also inquiring into the status of the object he represents, specifically their position within the laws that govern art.

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