Once a successful entomologist, the artist Carsten Höller applies the skills he learnt in the laboratory to distort and manipulate viewers' behavior in a manner never before seen in contemporary art. Known for his large-scale installations that only reach their final form with participation from the viewer, Höller seeks to extend the boundaries of human perception to embrace new physiological sensations. His work Test Site, 2006,… Read more
About the artwork
Conceptual artist Carsten Höller is known for his large-scale installations that rely on viewer participation and demand multiple interpretations. Here he scales down his artistic concerns, creating a silver necklace in which the key only finds it actual shape when properly mirrored in the cylinder.