NEWSText: Satsuki Miyanishi

Wanna Swap, Ted Noten

The exhibition ‘FRAMED by Ted Noten’ at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, offers an insight into the designer’s intellectual and emotional world. The selection of his own work includes his famous Prada bag with gold pistol. His latest jewellery collection, ‘Seven Necessities’, and the interactive installation ‘Wanna Swap’ will also be shown in the Netherlands for the first time.

The focus is on themes like greed, emptiness, beauty, mortality and intimacy. Ted Noten will string together a necklace of works by high-profile artists like Damien Hirst, Wim Delvoye and Marina Abramovic, texts by Marcel Duchamp and Charles Bukowski, jewellery by Elsa Schiaparelli and Otto Künzli, and a film sequence by Wim Wenders.

Francis Bacon’s painting Fragment of a Crucifixion will be one of the highlights, while ethnographic objects like a decorated skull from Papua New Guinea, a tiny string of pearls and a gold dildo all feature too.

FRAMED by Ted Noten
Date: May 25th – September 8th, 2013
Open: 10:00 – 18:00 (Tuesday, Wednesday till 17:00, Thursday till 22:00)
Closed on Monday
Place: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Address: Museumplein 10,1071DJ Amsterdam
Tel: +31 (0)20 5732 911

Text: Satsuki Miyanishi

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