Description

ZOO (2005) is a house with people doing everyday stuff. The scenography of the house exterior, interior is stripped and so are the habitants; they are in their birthday suit. Still they express their condition and what they are doing very well only with their nude bodies. They are also with their position describing the architecture of the house. ZOO is depicting a reverse architecture of a house that only focuse of the habitants. ZOO has also a remembrance of the "Monkey Mountain" in the zoo. Of the three bearded men - Freud, Marx and Darwin - the latest has survived best specially with the genetic revolution. Freud would turn in his grave if he knew how much neuroses we still have and Marx would feel like a bellboy to the turbo capitalism in a world of globalization. Long live the ape!

Lars Arrhenius

Zoo

  • Medium
    Print
  • Year
    2005
  • Size

    48 × 64.6 in

    122 × 164 cm

  • Material
    c-print, laminated on aluminum
  • Price
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  • Edition
    This is part of a limited edition set of 7

Description

ZOO (2005) is a house with people doing everyday stuff. The scenography of the house exterior, interior is stripped and so are the habitants; they are in their birthday suit. Still they express their condition and what they are doing very well only with their nude bodies. They are also with their position describing the architecture of the house. ZOO is depicting a reverse architecture of a house that only focuse of the habitants. ZOO has also a remembrance of the "Monkey Mountain" in the zoo. Of the three bearded men - Freud, Marx and Darwin - the latest has survived best specially with the genetic revolution. Freud would turn in his grave if he knew how much neuroses we still have and Marx would feel like a bellboy to the turbo capitalism in a world of globalization. Long live the ape!

Lars Arrhenius

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