Alex Da Corte “Mr. Remember” at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek

The artist occupies house with colour. For Louisiana’s West Wing, Da Corte has developed an all-encompassing and relentless scenography with custom-produced floors, brightly coloured walls, neon lights and unique scents. Inviting us into a parallel actuality, an intensely visible working experience.

The exhibition provides together new and outdated performs (the oldest is from 2003) in an all-embracing scenography. Adding color to practically every single surface in Louisiana’s West Wing, Da Corte will make it difficult for the viewer to keep a protected length. The artist&#8217s entire body of perform indicates an strategy of identity as unfixed and consistently done employing costumes, props and anything we consume. In Da Corte&#8217s rendition of lifestyle, each and every working day is Halloween.

As the exhibition title indicates, “Mr. Recall,” which is a participate in on misremember, memory is a crucial idea for Da Corte. Through remembrance, the earlier joins the present, and supplies paths for negotiating the long run.

The exhibition is the initial European study of Da Corte’s do the job, focusing on the very last ten years, when the artist has amped up the official complexity of his perform. Da Corte has also created several bold new will work for the situation, although personalized-planning the exhibition to match each detail of the museum. What’s more, the sculpture As Very long as the Sunshine Lasts is displayed on the museum’s Calder Terrace.

Da Corte’s operate spans a wide range of media, centring on sculpture, movie and installation. The artist employs an array of unique components and references—from lower-value, mass-developed objects to large-stop design, from children’s Tv to the masters of artwork history, from French poetry to American pop songs.

Even though some (or all) of the references may perhaps be familiar, Da Corte’s therapy gives them an edge, producing a feeling of alienation or displacement. Shuttling between light-hearted and dim, his operate strikes a deeply emotional observe.

at Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Artwork, Humlebaek
until eventually January 8, 2023

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