Four Spaces

Four Spaces, 2002
4 ink-jet prints on paper taped on foam board, inscription with pencil, 60.2 x 106.3 x 0.3 cm

Four Spaces (2007 version), 2007
digital C print on glass, 64.2 x 106.3 x 3 cm
The 2007 version is a 1:1 print on a glass panel of the 2002 version, with an all-over blur filter added.

shown in:
“New Sundays”, Galerie du Jour agnès b., Paris, France (solo show, 2008)
“Robert Estermann. Manor Kunstpreis Luzern 2007”, Museum of Art Lucerne, Switzerland (solo show)
“Robert Estermann”, Galerie du Jour agnès b., Paris, France (2002, solo show)

see also:
Last Space (Documenta 11), 2002
Four Boys / Four Horses, 1996

Bibliography:
Kunstmuseum Luzern, “Robert Estermann, Pleasure, Habeas Corpus, Motoricity. The Great Western Possible”, exhibition catalogue, Edition Fink, ISBN 978-3-03746-105-1, 2007, Zürich (monographical)
Elisabeth Lebovici, Robert Estermann, Blue Rider (FR) / Robert Estermann, Blue Rider (EN),  “Robert Estermann, Pleasure, Habeas Corpus, Motoricity. The Great Western Possible”, exhibition catalogue, Edition Fink, ISBN 978-3-03746-105-1, 2007, Zürich
“tout est important – Hans-Ulrich Obrist parle avec Robert Estermann very yellow plane – mercredi 4 septembre 2002”, édition galerie du jour agnès b., 2002, Paris, CD audio, 40′


 

Excerpt from Robert Estermann, Blue Rider by Elisabeth Lebovici
in: Robert Estermann. Pleasure, Habeas Corpus, Motoricity. The Great Western Possible Ed. Susanne Neubauer, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Museum of Art Lucerne, edition fink, Zurich, 2007, ISBN 978-3-03746-105-1

Le polyptique sexuel des images d’adolescents composant 4 Spaces, dans sa manifestation première, se brouille dans une réalisation floue sur panneau de verre, une version littéralement trouble.

The sexual polyptic of pictures of adolescents forming the work 4 Spaces, in its first manifestation, blurs into a vague realisation on a glass panel, a literally troubled version.

 

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