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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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New photo of Dirk Marwig’s “Project Reveen” (Plywood construction, 182cm x 36cm x 21.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2014)

Project Reveen New Photo
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Nerd -semi side view- (Maplewood construction, 50.5cm x 56.3cm x 7.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Nerd semi side

My work looks simple, easy, almost basic, …as if anyone could do it. -Hey, Anyone could but they don’t!. I was the FIRST PERSON to to construct, draw or paint “IT” and that IS what counts! I had the idea!

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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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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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