After spray-painting a Rockaways building destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in New York, German artist Katharina Grosse has been commissioned to create a monumental installation in response to the unique industrial architecture and scale of Carriageworks, a contemporary multi-arts center located in Sydney.
Titled "The Horse Trotted Another Couple of Metres, Then It Stopped," Grosse’s work consist of more than 8,000 square meters of vibrantly colored suspended fabric that is draped, knotted and hung through the architectural elements of the building.
Grosse is renowned for her boundary-defying artworks that have transformed landscapes, debris and more into color-saturated canvases, and this is another stellar example of her exceptional aesthetic. As a highlight of the Sydney Festival that begins in the second week of January, audiences are invited to immerse themselves within Grosse’s epic canvas.
For a further look and additional details on this monumental installation, be sure to read more information on Carriageworks.
Carriageworks 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015 Australia
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