Joep van Lieshout

January 23, 2002  | 
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Dutch artist, designer, and sculptor, Joep van Lieshout discusses his work. He considers himself an artist, i.e. “someone who cannot stop doing what he’s doing … someone who follows his intuition and feelings.” Van Lieshout discusses some large installations, including a self-contained mobile home unit, and mobile trucks. He affirms that sexual objects are an important part of his work. He describes learning how to butcher meat, and shows several collaborations with Rem Koolhaas, including bars, sanitary units, and wash stands for the Grand Palais in Lille (1994).

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