Old painted plaster head
Sculpture, 50 cm (80 x 40 x 40 cm).
Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. BK7664_M421).
The visual world of Hans-Peter Feldmann is very diverse and extensive. Most of what he presents is not made by him but found. The objects shown are picked up in (antique) shops or on markets, which he subsequently manipulates, like this plaster head. Feldmann draws no distinction between found or homemade material. In doing so, he offers a comment on our current consumption society, but also on the way art market operates. Aesthetic ideals, traditions within Western art and the structure of values that define artistic practice are questioned in a playful way.
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The M HKA holds works on permanent loan that were acquired with the budget of the Vlaamse Commissie voor Beeldende Kunst (Flemish Visual Art
The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public