Leandro Erlich – Swimming Pool

Leandro Erlich - Swimming Pool

The idea for “Swimming Pool” by Leandro Erlich was first conceived in 1998 while the artist was in residence in Houston as part of the Core program. Since then, it was featured at the Venice Biennale and has found a home as part of the permanent collection at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan.
It can’t always be this way. The subjective nature of Art offers choice to an audience. When encountering artwork the basic questions of yes, no and maybe are all viable options to each viewer on a personal level. In the rare case of “Swimming Pool” only the affirmative exists. Whether you’re breathing freely in the deep end or witnessing the impossible submerged gathering from above you stop, you smile, you think… yes.

Leandro Erlich - Swimming Pool

Leandro Erlich
Swimming Pool
permanent installation
The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Kanazawa, Japan



Filed under:   Magazine


About Scott Lickstein, Look Into My Owl

Scott Lickstein is a visual artist and was the founder / primary writer for the art news source, LookIntoMyOwl.com until January 2013 when it merged with NOWhere Limited’s Magazine.


One Response to Leandro Erlich – Swimming Pool

  1. Pingback: LEANDRO ERLICH - SWIMMING POOL IN NYC | LOOK INTO MY OWL

Comments are closed.



Featured Items from the Shop:

Gary Baseman – Dunce
$200
Buy Now / More Info

Frank Kozik – Big Army Man Black
$200
Buy Now / More Info

Frank Kozik – Ho Chi Minh Bronze
$150
Buy Now / More Info

Ron English – Action MC GID
$100
Buy Now / More Info

Jeremy Fish – Bison Van SF –
$100
Buy Now / More Info

Scott Lickstein – Beacon Defaced
$85
Buy Now / More Info

Scott Lickstein – Beacon
$75
Buy Now / More Info

Ron English – Young MC
$65
Buy Now / More Info

Shepard Fairey – Blondie Watch
$60
Buy Now / More Info