A Sprawling Nest of Vintage Wooden Chairs Perches on Liaigre’s Facade in Paris — Colossal

A Sprawling Nest of Vintage Wooden Chairs Perches on Liaigres | RetinaComics



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#furniture
#installation
#site-specific
#Tadashi Kawamata
#wood

October 18, 2023

Grace Ebert

All images © Tadashi Kawamata, courtesy the artist and Mennour, Paris, shared with permission

Constructed with an intuitive weaving process evocative of birds, Tadashi Kawamata’s “Nest in Liaigre” is a sprawling, site-specific installation that questions how we interact with our built environments. The towering work perches on the side of the Liaigre architecture firm and winds inside the Paris studio, creating a spiral maze of wooden chairs and furniture that flows between the facade and interior. Using humble, vintage materials, Kawamata invites viewers to relax and socialize within the cozy space, while exploring the links between art and architecture.

“Nest in Liaigre” is on view through March 25, 2024, as part of Paris + par Art Basel. Find more of Kawamata’s works on Instagram.

 

wooden chairs and furniture are woven together in a towering installation

wooden chairs and furniture are woven together in a towering installation

a cluster of wooden chairs hangs on the side of a building

a cluster of wooden chairs hangs on the side of a building

wooden chairs and furniture are woven together in a towering installation

wooden chairs and furniture are woven together in a towering installation

#furniture
#installation
#site-specific
#Tadashi Kawamata
#wood

 

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