Occupying the Museum
Print, 80 x (72 x 102 cm).
Materials: white wooden box white portfolio of 80 prints; colour offset on Périgord Condat 350gr
Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. BK7812_M516).
Occupying the Museum is an exhibition on paper of his 2005 intervention Denkmal 53 at Tate Modern. Some eighty frames reflecting different aspects of De Cock's work and the reaction of viewers to his installations. The artist refers to his works with 'Denkmal', The German word for 'monument'. At the same time, it consists of the words 'denk' and 'mal', and thus can be read as "a form for thinking”, about the relationship of the artist to the museum world. De Cock wishes to bring new form to reality, and to shake viewers out of their habitual ways of thought.
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14 August 2015 - 31 January 2016.
The M HKA collection is always expanding. With Recent acquisitions, M HKA showcased purchases that help shape our excisting collection. When
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Aanwinsten 2013 [Acquisit...
In 2013 the collection was reinforced by contributions from the international avant-garde active in our region in the Sixties and Seventies,