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Weather IV

Weather IV

Polyester gum, steel, concrete
136 × 74 × 19 cm cm
2019
€1200
Introduction

Edith Karlson has created a series of clouds made of polyester resin that, when placed on a windowsill, pleasantly refract light and allow the sky to be seen in a different way from the inside the room. The series of clouds (consisting of works actually titled “Weather”: “Weather I”, “Weather II”, “Weather III”, “Weather IV”, “Weather V”, “Weather VI”) is inspired by the artist’s desire to “paint” the sky into space. The result of the experiment is fascinating, clouds are both dark and covered in sunlight, both ominously rainy and brightly translucent. The artist introduces her process: “I like foggy clouds very much, but when I was making them, I realised fogginess is beautiful. But it is even more beautiful when just the slightest ray of hope comes through from somewhere – something blue or yellow.” The series of clouds is the artist’s attempt to bring the real, the crispness and lightness of the outside into the room.

installation, sculpture