Art with a Purpose

July 2011

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Mari Thirteen by Jonathan Monk

Amidst the most recent group of new works to be produced by D&A Lab are Jan De Cock’s flooring system and Jonathan Monk’s chairs. Relating their designs to their oeuvres, these artists have conceived products that have a definite function and a seriously long lifespan, and, contrary to the way in which their artworks are normally treated, these works are destined for an environment where wear-and-tear is the name of the game.

This article appeared in DAM29. Order your personal copy.