Norbert Kricke

This is the most beautiful example of how Kricke succeeds in dynamizing not only space, but also our ways of seeing. His spatial sculptures do not place signs in space; instead, they leave traces behind that our eyes then follow. And it is precisely this ocular movement that simultaneously establishes a temporal experience. It is only in the pursuing gaze that follows the metal’s trail through space that one can appreciate its full dimension. And this necessity of a concurrent experience of space and time, first lived by the artist and then the viewer, substantiates the singular greatness of Kricke’s art.

Florian Illies

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