Berlin-based Swiss artist Claudia Comte (b. 1983) is known for her playful large-scale wooden sculptures and site-specific installations. Although almost whimsical seeming, they are in fact carefully measured and laboriously crafted by Comte. Once she has established the dimensions and proportions a work should have, she sources the wood from her hometown Grancy in the hills of Switzerland, and after tackling it with a chainsaw, refines… Read more
About the artwork
Award-winning Berlin-based artist Claudia Comte draws on the history of art to create culturally relevant conceptual works. In Demi-cercles, she reframes 20th century abstract art practices to explore the possibilities of voids and planes in varying constellations.