State Of The Arts: Artist Isa Genzken And The Nasher Sculpture Prize

“If you look at the work as a ruin, you can see this through-line from 1987 to 2003 with her great group of assemblages called ‘Empire/Vampire Who Kills Death,’ which was inspired by the tragedy of 9/11 – which unfortunately, Genzken herself witnessed.”

By Jerome WeeksApril 5, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

This weekend, the Nasher Sculpture Prize will be officially presented to German artist Isa Genzken. She’s had a four-decades-long career, creating everything from elegantly simple sculptures to miniature skyscrapers made of discarded plastic to disturbing, sprawling installations. Genzken won’t be attending Saturday’s gala, but this isn’t unusual  for the enigmatic artist.

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