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Momentary Monumental by Anders Moseholm

The paintings in the exhibition MOMENTARY MONUMENTAL are all squares. The significance of the square (balance, stability, grounding, elemental structure) reflect the fact, that we can embrace the challenge, the complexity and the dynamic which are unfolded in my motives – which describes the meeting between the historically linear and the contemporary liquid room.

I am inspired by different interiors and locations from the past juxtaposed with elements of the present. To me these old spaces express a specific sort of mindset. Like the old interiors I feel that human beings are old organisms that are not effective and adaptable to the change of time. We are not iPhones. We remember all kinds of irrational and emotional stuff which make us suddenly stop and wonder, think, dream, memorize …

“Memory alone claims to itself the right to recall excerpts, to ignore transitions, and to represent it to us rather as a series of dreams than the dream itself.” -Andre Breton

We are attracted to odd unpredictable weird things and that this seems to prevent us from being effective and reaching out for what we desire, however I think this actually opens up for unique possibilities. The unpredictiveness of our nature makes us creative and combines th