Category: Carsten Holler

Carsten Holler | A Means Of Escape

While some have criticized his artwork as kitsch, superficial, a fraud even, but crowds continue to come and experience Carsten Holler’s signature stainless steel slides that spiral down dozens of metres, flying machines, saline floating pools, and an assortment of lighting or visual effects that produce or reproduce an intended particular feeling.

The problem is that these feelings can sometimes be found in other non-artistic places, something as simple as a slide or a swing in a park, which leads to some confusion as to what the big deal is about.

Test Site (2006) Carsten Holler
Test Site (2006) Carsten Holler
Untitled (Slide) (2011) Carsten Holler
Untitled (Slide) (2011) Carsten Holler

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