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Franz West

2 x 20 Years of Parkett, 2004

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Bookshelf, reinforced steel,
plexiglas, four wheels,
47 1/4 x 23 5/8 x 11 13/16” (120 x 60 x 30 cm),
Ed. 99/XX, signed and numbered

This wheeled companion to the globetrotter’s “Pouch for Parkett” (1993) will house all the volumes of Parkett through 2024.


“You can’t catch up with things that are evident-beautiful, right, definitely compelling (as their defining opposites). It’s a matter of being ahead of calculation or design or definition by exactly that distance that establishes their usefulness.” Franz West, interview with Bice Curiger Parkett No. 70, 2004