NY artist Tom Fruin’s outside statue Kolonihavehus in the plaza of the Royal Danish Library in Copenhagen has got the appearance of an amiable and colorful stained-glass home, yet additionally, it evokes ideas of churches and Charles Rennie Macintosh.
Fruin’s sculpture is made of one thousand reclaimed bits of plexiglass ranging in dimensions from 2×2 to 24×36 inches. They result from several sources, including a down plexi distributorship near Copenhagen, a framing store, the basement of the Danish State Art Workshops, and the dumpsters beyond your Danish Architecture Center.
The statue was delivered to life by daily activities by Copenhagen-based CoreAct went by Anika Barkan and Helene Kvint. The shows included composition of the Danish Vagn Steen, Computer-controlled light sequences by Nuno Neto and an audio installation by Astrid Lomholt.
Kolonihavehuses were initially small backyard sheds that were made to give crowded and frequently impoverished city-dwellers a retreat from city life and a small piece.