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
Berlin-based Swiss artist Claudia Comte is known for her large site-specific installations as well as her sharply abstract graphic work. In this set of 4 woodcut prints, she employs her signature geometric logic, invoking the grid and its legacy as a Modernist emblem.