120 x 240 x 10 cm (47 1/4 x 94 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.) (each) Overall dimensions: 240 x 480 x 10 cm (94 1/2 x 189 x 3 15/16 in.)
A huge wall of four panels joined together evokes a blanket of snow or a concrete slab with many footprints. However, each print has been sculpted in polystyrene with striking realism.
Rudolf Stingel's works, including the two-dimensional ones, always have an immersive dimension, beckoning viewers to form a sensory relationship with them that is not only visual, but also sometimes tactile. In this work, he seeks to blur the lines between abstraction and figuration, substance and form, whatever the support and medium used.
It was presented for the first time by the Pinault Collection during the 2009 exhibition "Mapping the Studio" at the Punta della Dogana and Palazzo Grassi in Venice.