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Bestia Blanca (Plywood construction with enamel, 218cm x 102cm x 46cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Bestia Blanca

My new object “Bestia BLanca” (White Beast) photographed on my patio at dusk (December 10th 2017) in West Vancouver, Canada.

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Nerd (Maplewood construction, 50.5cm x 56.3cm x 7.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Nerd

The exact same engraving of the grid (with the ‘Golden Section’ as it’s DNA) is on the other side as well, which is characteristic of the repetitive behaviours found in the little (sometimes autistic) nerd with special powers.

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The Dilettante Standing on a Shiny Floor (Pacific yellow cedar and plexiglass, 95.5cm x 21cm x 10.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Dilettante A+B together

Dilettante: A person who cultivates an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge. In this case: The groomed, posing and ‘vogueing’ hipster standing on a shiny floor at every art gallery opening. He or she

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VOYEUR (Construction made from a wooden wire spool, 80cm x 111.5cm x 3cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

VOYEUR_HDR

*Six simple cuts were applied to the plywood spool (2 discs) to make the components which then were arranged to construct “VOYEUR”. An almost ‘readymade’. It makes me smile because the distilled result is so multi-layered and congruent, something you

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Box Boy (Wall object-116 pieces of fir wood, 97cm x 72.8cm x 3.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Box Boy

A module made out of components with a sequence. The generic: Box Boy

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Modern Man (Aged yellow cedar with oil wash, 95cm x 29cm x 13cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Modern Man A+B

The photo shows both sides of this free standing object.

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Journey (Maple branch cut into 107 slices then glued together with titanium white oil wash, 139cm x 33cm x 33cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Journey

The simplest ideas always work. In this case taking a dried branch and cutting it at an angle into many slices then glueing it back together again with(and ‘in’) perfect balance. I was really surprised with the result but during

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AMIGO (Old outdoor extension cable with cable ties, 41cm x 31cm x 30.3cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

AMIGO 3 Angles

My little unemployed and disconnected Amigo standing there all alone. Aww! From left to right: Waiting, Eager to please,then Resignation!

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New Tall Light Object (Plywood construction with cable ties, LED’s and high pigment lacquer, 274cm x 27cm x 26.4cm, Dirk Marwig 2016)

new-light-object-dec-2016

This new plywood light object is only held together with the help of many cable ties from the inside and out. No glue or screws were used. Despite the height (274 cm or 9 feet) and because of it’s architecture

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The Exhibitionist (Plywood construction, 40.8cm x 49cm x 5cm, Dirk Marwig 2016)

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This little object just makes me laugh. The glorification of the random pervert! Voilà.

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