19 September 1999 - 5 December 1999
Celebrations to mark the fifth anniversary of the new Groninger
Museum open with a
Many people consider the uniqueness of a work of art
quite normal and accept the fact that there is only ever one
example of a painting. Yet people watch films collectively and
are accustomed to the impossibility of differentiating between
originals and copies of computer-generated letters.
He has designed programmes for projection via computer. These
create storyless film images that can last indefinitely without
repeating themselves on the scale of the changing landscape.
Groninger Museum has observed Struycken's development with
interest over the last thirty years and has bought examples of
his work. This is reflected in the exhibition in the colour schemes
of various rooms, developed in consultation with Mendini in a
special extension for the anniversary.