Datos de la Obra de Asbjorn Lonvig
Descripción de la Obra
Asbjorn Lonvig's words: "The Chechered Flag - red" is a motifs inspired by the exhibition Racing Cars - The Art Dimension at Aros Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark.
Little Guggenheim it has been called.
ARoS is one of the largest art museums in northern Europe, 10 storey tall with a total of 17,000 m². The museum opened on 8 April 2004 after a construction process that started with the architects Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen winning the design competition in 1997. The museum have three collections.
1) The Danish "Golden Age" 1770-1900,
2) Danish Modernism 1900-1960, and
3) Contemporary Art.
It also have changing exhibitions. Probably the most famous of these are "The 9 Spaces". The exhibition consists of nine rooms, all created by an artist working with new mediums of light, sound and video. So far only four of the nine rooms have an exhibition, but more are planned in the near future. The rooms are located in the basement, and are painted black, giving an art experience that is quite out of the ordinary.
Aros also features a shop, café and restaurant.
The name Aros is the Latin word for the city Aarhus, while the capitalized letters of the name hint at the Latin word for art, namely ars.
The Checkered Flag is a combination of the well known black/white checkered flag used at the finish of any racing car event and the color red.
Red sybolizes sin, guilt, pain, passion, blood, and anger.
If you do stay cool during the exhibition that bombards your senses continously - you might feel red. You might have feelings according to the above nouns.