Studio Wieki Somers’ ‘Merry-Go-Round Coat Rack’ – which serves as the new cloakroom at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – was inspired by a system used by mineworkers. The suspended jackets in the carrousel turn a functional fixture into an artistic installation that functions as a mirror of the museum. The commission was carried out as part of a one-off collective called ‘Haunting Dogs Full of Grace’, a collaboration between Bertjan Pot, Jurgen Bey, Ted Noten, Simon Heijdens, Frank Bruggeman and Studio Wieki Somers, which undertook the redesign of the entrance area of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
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|Title||Merry-Go-Round Coat Rack|
|Material and technique||Coloured rope, metal, synthetics, metal lockers|
Hatstand > Living accessories > Living > Utensil
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 400 cm
Diameter 1200 cm
Studio Wieki Somers
Ontwerper: Wieki Somers
Ontwerper: Dylan van den Berg
Collectief: Haunting Dogs Full of Grace
|Accession number||V 2669 a-o (KN&V)|
|Credits||In opdracht van / Commissioned by: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen met steun van / with support of Adessium Foundation 2008|
|Department||Applied Arts & Design|
|Age artist||About 5 years old|
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