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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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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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Dirk Marwig portrait by Linda Covello with untitled painting in New York City, 1987.

Dirk Marwig Covello portrait 1987
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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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Z-Hop coffee table (Aged and stained fir with custom cut glass top, 46.5cm height x 43.3cm length x 32cm depth, Dirk Marwig 2009)

Z-Hop Coffee Table with Bloodwood Bracelet

I wonder why I never took a photo of this very cool coffee table. Unfortunately there are many, many pieces of mine that have no documentation at all because I was too lazy to take the photos. I always thought

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RANDOM EROSION Winter -cropped frontal view (Plywood, resin and oil, 29cm x 36.3cm x 14cm, Dirk Marwig 2012)

Random Erosion crop_HDR

This piece is from 5 years ago (cropped frontal view). In my mind I love to get lost in that landscape!

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Journey detail close-up Dirk Marwig 2017

Journey-detail

A detail of “Journey”(mid section)

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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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