rolf sachs on his 'typisch deutsch?' exhibition at MAKK
'brauchtum', 2012 swiss pine variable approx. H94 x W40 x D45cm edition of 36
the 'herzschuss' (shot to the heart) chairs, wittily draws on switzerland's history of marksmanship, by shooting out the traditional heart-shaped detail of the 'stabellenstuhl' chair, which here is minimally re-imagined - keeping the emotional resonance while removing any unnecessary decoration.