Art Genève 2015: the lakeside extension

Yesterday, I discovered the lakeside extension of Art Genève 2015 too late to take any photos. I returned this morning for a closer look. Impressive! I chose these three impressive works.

Art Geneve 19

Yarisal and Kublitz, “I make honey sweeter than the bees, faster than a tropical disease,” 2015, Oxidised copper, coconuts and steel.

This dollar-palm tree is completely inappropriate for a freezing January day in Geneva. I love it though!

Art Geneve 20

These unexpected raw-wood-sloppy-lipstick-vaguely-phallic pieces work on the lakeside. But then I’m a sucker for anything with a fundamental biological appeal.

Art Geneve 21

This massive and striking steel tube outline of a hand frames Heinz Schwarz‘s “Adolescent and horse” (1976). There is an immediate recall of the tragic story of the young boy who drowned in the lake swimming with his horse. His hand reaches up over the horses back – or out of the water – as if appealing for help. A masterstroke of placement of new next to old.

Go for a wintery stroll down by the lake and see the rest. More surprises await you!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.