Hans Ulrich Obrist Eulogizes Marisa Merz in Frieze

August 9th, 2019

Hans Ulrich Obrist Eulogizes Marisa Merz in Frieze this week, recounting her work and her dedication to her craft. “This resistance to the idea that any material or encounter was forever was something she insisted upon. Nothing should ever be fixed, she explained to me – the works have to be alive,” he writes. “This is one of the reasons she disliked the concept of exhibitions: freezing artworks in time was not something that corresponded to their vivacity. The transformative quality of objects and materials is key to her oeuvre.”

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