Goethe Autrement A Homage to Goethe (Goethe Otherwise)

Basic Information

Title: Goethe Autrement A Homage to Goethe (Goethe Otherwise)
Artist(s): Vera Molnar
Date Created: 2022
Unframed Dimensions: 15.5 x 7.75 in.
Medium:
Inventory ID: Molnar-2022-01

Description

signed, dated, and numbered 2/8 within the marble on the bottom of the cube
signed, titled, dated, and numbered 2/8 on accompanying certificate of authenticity

cube size: 7.75 x 7.75″
sphere size: 7.75 x 7.75″

“Goethe otherwise is an exceptional creation of the artist inspired by a sculpture installed in the garden of Goethe’s summer house in Weimar (Germany) in homage to Agatha Tyche, divinity of destiny, prosperity or fortune. For Vera Molnar, this sculpture dating from the late 17th century is one of the first visible gestures of modernity, bringing together a cube topped by a sphere. The creation imagined by the artist is composed of these 2 elements in white marble, previously truncated and freely assembled by the taker. This homage to Goethe is above all a pretext for a new game of forms between balance and disorder… The sculpture is accompanied by a piece of music specially written for the occasion by the composer Melaine d’Alibert.”
– Bernard Chauveau Gallery

 

Detail images of the work

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