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        • Thomas Demand
          A Conversation with Anne Holtrop and Bas Princen

        Abstract
        The work of the German artist Thomas Demand consists of large photographs he takes of temporary, life-sized paper structures he assembles in front of his camera. Once the photo is taken, the paper work is destroyed. The photos show exactly what their titles say: a sink, a camping table, a parking garage. The titles refer to the ‘architecture’ of the scene. Places we know from our collective memory without knowing the place itself. We had the opportunity to conduct a correspondence with Demand about his work and in relation to the theme of this issue: models. A conversation about their materials and their reality, about representation and idea.
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        Citation
        Holtrop, A., & Princen, B. (2011). Thomas Demand. A Conversation with Anne Holtrop and Bas Princen. Models. The Idea, the Representation and the Visionary, OASE, (84), 55–60. Retrieved from https://www.oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/84/ThomasDemand

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