Open Doors

January 2010

Katrin Sigurdardottir

Currently on show at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, artist Katrin Sigurdardottir’s double work ‘Boiseries’ addresses the way we look at architecture and the history of interior design. Yet these meticulous imitations based on period rooms elsewhere in the Met also provide an opportunity to reflect on the museum’s impossible task of putting time on ice.
Katrín Sigurdardóttir in her installation ‘Boiserie’ in the south mezzanine gallery at the Met
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