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Dirk Marwig’s Gap-Chair No.6 (Fir wood from a container with plexi-glass, height: 105cm, width: 42.2cm, depth: 76.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Gap-Chair 6 crop

Yet another Gap-Chair where the seat part is not directly connected to the seat back, this time constructed with wood rests from a renovation container and with plexi-glass which was also found in a bin. I designed this version with

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Dirk Marwig’s “Gap-Chair” No.5 (Reclaimed scaffolding wood with white oil wash and wood glue, 92cm high, 40cm wide, 74.5cm deep; seat height: 46.5cm, seat depth: 44cm, Dirk Marwig 2017) This photo shows the Gap-Chair with the reconstructed drawing “Zomb” from 1995 and a yet unfinished wall object made from the same stolen wood.

Gap-Chair No.5 with Zomb drawing and unfinished wall object copy

Dirk Marwig’s “Gap-Chair” No.5 (Reclaimed scaffolding wood with white oil wash and wood glue, 92cm high, 40cm wide, 74.5cm deep; seat height: 46.5cm, seat depth: 44cm, Dirk Marwig 2017) This photo shows the Gap-Chair with the restored drawing “Zomb” from

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Dirk Marwig’s “Gap-Chair” No.5 (Reclaimed scaffolding wood with white oil wash and wood glue, 92cm high, 40cm wide, 74.5cm deep; seat height: 46.5cm, seat depth: 44cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Gap-Chair 5 various angles (1)

Note: Throughout ‘chair design history’ no wooden chairs where the seatback is Not directly attached to the seat have been designed or produced. The only ones that exist are my 5 “Gap Chairs”. *I took old scaffolding wood from a

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The Architecture of a Perfect Day (Oil on canvas, 170cm x 156cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

The Architecture of a Perfect Day
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Function Unknown (Plywood construction with white enamel finish and maple base, 79cm x 40cm x 30cm, Dirk Marwig 2014)

Function Unknown

Function Unknown. I feel the same way about myself. Limbo.

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New Territory (Oil on canvas, 115cm x 115cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

New Territory
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Dirk Marwig ‘Self Portrait’ – Photograph- June 16th 2017, West Vancouver, Canada

Dirk Marwig Selfportrait 06:2017

I do not like “selfies” but I needed to update my human ‘image’. So today (june 16th 2017) was the day to take that photo in front of a new painting which might be finished. For the “photo-phile”: the photo

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Rotation of “The Plague of Ignorance” -To make things easier- Dirk Marwig 2017

Rotation Plague of Ignorance

The painting is rotated to the left in this sequence. This “Plague of Ignorance” is perfect no matter how you look at it. Run.

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Something fun: “The Dilettante Scarf” -Dirk Marwig design-

Dilettante Scarf

Something fun: The Dilettante Scarf -I designed it and my G-friend (Margareta Reeve) knitted it. (100% cotton, 222cm x 30 cm, May 2017)

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Zwischenwelt-detail mid part- (Oil on canvas, 100cm x 80cm, Dirk Marwig 1993)

ZWISCHENWELT detail A

Another painting to show ‘genetic memory’ as a recurring theme is “Zwischenwelt”(“In-Between World”) that I did in 1993 while in Spain. Notice the crashing and suffering aircrafts, the evil conspiring gossipers, etc. Mostly all of my earlier work is dedicated

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