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Alon Levin (New York/Den Haag) makes large-scale installations often made of wooden structures that refer to the systems of thinking we tend to take for granted.

Colour Study of Group Behaviour and the Need to Control Flowers 1 - 100, drawings, left to right Installation view at Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, IS by Alon Levin 2005.

Lesson / Koan : All systems have a breaking point.

In Postponed Modernism – his first solo exhibition in Germany – Alon Levin continues his ongoing series addressing human’s adoration for – and creation of – symbols, in the tradition of Mythology.

The fake, the future and the finite (A commemoration of the absolute in the 21st Century) Part 1: Sun, Rainbow, Arch, (reinvented) 2007 by Alon Levin.

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Philosophical, economical, and social theories of progress and growth, organizing principles, and ideas of modernist utopias are some of the recurring themes in his work. Levin examines the images, metaphors, and symbols that represent these concepts, and explores the contradictions and failings of their systems. The work can be seen as a narration about the buildup, breakdown, and possibly the reinvention of meaning itself.” – KLEMM’S, Berlin

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Colour Study of Group Behaviour and the Need to Control Flowers 92 – 100, drawings, left to right Detail from installation by Alon Levin 2005.

I envy the idea of the ‘Renaissance Man’ in contrast to the disciplined Modernist: the well-educated genius who masters sculpture, painting, biology, architecture, philosophy, and physics… Still, in Modernism too there is this model within the Russian avant- garde: a well-educated artist mastering painting, sculpture, design, architecture, and photography… But unlike these two archetypes, I am not searching for new ideals and utopias, nor do I look for a mathematical truth or technological answer. I am interested in the possibilities that occur outside these defined ideals, the place where systems collapse and cease to function and where new, as-of-yet undefined situations occur. Save big on your If you are still looking for your Rumalaya liniment at a lower price than on the most of the market, you’ve found it! Buy Rumalaya liniment only for $46 right here! Himcocid purchase and buy it for as low as 43.26 USD right now! Don’t waste another second! 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