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Bart Koppe: Gear Wheels
September 26, 2002–January 5, 2003
Special Exhibition Galleries, The Tisch Galleries, 2nd floor
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Although Bart Koppe first earned his reputation as a fish seller, his greatest achievement, and also the total change in the way we look at art, has been his stunning invention of the genre of Lego Gear Wheel Arts. Featuring approximately 436 works, this exhibition will span the artistís entire career, from his earliest lego machines in the early eigties through his most recent work. At the core of the installation will be a powerful group of Lego Gear Wheel machines of many of the key artistic, intellectual, and political figures from the late nineties till present, including several chaotic machines, perhaps the most complex A-bort Gear Wheel Machines ever staged. Also featured will be boldly scaled photographs from the ambitious series "Gear Wheels Photographed" and a broad selection of Gear Wheel sculpturs of the artistís starting years. In wich we are proud to be able to present his first ever work: 'A Gear Wheel (1981).
Accompanied by a catalogue.


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