Can Cosies
2010-2012

Ongoing series of cans with knitted covers


Can Cosies 2011, left to right:
Can Cosy –
Kidney-Bohnen 2500 g
Can Cosy – Sweet Corn 2150 g
Can Cosy – Schwarze Oliven geschwärzt mit Stein 2450 g
Can Cosy – Wiener Würstchen 4500 g
Can Cosy – Pomodori Pelati 2500 g
Can Cosy – Deutsche Champignons 4000 g
Can Cosy – Dicke Ammerländer Bockwurst 4500 g
Can Cosy – Artischockenherzen geviertelt 2500 g
Can Cosy – Tuna Chunks in Sunflower Oil 1705 g
Can Cosy – Rotkohl tafelfertig 4040
Can Cosy – Pickled Gherkins 55/60 with Sweetener 9700
Can Cosy – Milchreis tafelfertig 2500 g
Can Cosy – Tuna Chunks in Sunflower Oil 1705
Can Cosy – Fagioli Bianchi di Spagna 2500 g



Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosies 2011, left to right:
Can Cosy – Pomodori Pelati 2500 g
Can Cosy –
Rotkohl tafelfertig 4040 g
Can Cosy – Deutsche Champignons 4000 g
Can Cosy – Artischockenherzen geviertelt 2500 g
Can Cosy – Sweet Corn 2150 g, Kidney-Bohnen 2500 g
Can Cosy – Milchreis tafelfertig 2500 g
Can Cosy – Schwarze Oliven geschwärzt mit Stein 2450 g



Installation view of Teacher of Dance, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK, 2011




Can Cosies left to right:
Can Cosies – Tuna Chunks in Sunflower Oil 1705, 2010
Can Cosies – Pomodori pelati 400g, 2010


Installation view of Teacher of Dance, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK, 2011




Can Cosies – Dicke Ammerländer Bockwurst 4500 g and Wiener Würstchen 4500 g
2011

2 cans of sausages, each 4500 g, knitting yarn

Each 13 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm

Courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris


Installation view of Teacher of Dance, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK, 2011




Can Cosy – Kidney-Bohnen 2500 g
2011

Canned kidney beans, 2500 g, knitting yarn

15.3 x 15.8 x 15.8 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosy – Deutsche Champignons 4000 g
2011

Canned mushrooms, 4000 g, knitting yarn

24.5 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosy – Pickled Gherkins 55/60 with Sweetener 9700 g
2011

Canned pickled gherkins, 9700 g, knitting yarn

26 x 23.4 x 23.4cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosy – Fagioli Bianchi di Spagna 2500 g
2011

Canned white beans, 2500 g, knitting yarn

15.2 cm x 15.8 x 15.8 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosy – Sweet Corn 2150 g
2011

Canned sweet corn, 2150 g, knitting yarn

15 x 15.5 x 15.5 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosies – Tuna Chunks in Sunflower Oil 1705 g
2011

2 cans of tuna, each 1705 g, knitting yarn

Each 10.5 x 15.7 x 15.7 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosy – Milchreis tafelfertig 2500 g
2011

Canned rice pudding, 2500 g, knitting yarn

15.7 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosy – Schwarze Oliven geschwärzt mit Stein 2450 g
2011

Canned black olives, 2450 g, knitting yarn

24.5 x 15.7 x 15.7 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosy – Pomodori Pelati 2500 g
2011

Canned tomatoes, 2500 g, knitting yarn

15.2 x 15.8 x 15.8 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer

Can Cosy – Rotkohl tafelfertig 4040 g
2011

Canned red cabbage, 4040 g, knitting yarn

24.5 x 15.5 x 15.5 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer




Can Cosy – Artischockenherzen geviertelt 2500 g
2011

Canned artichoke hearts, 2500 g, knitting yarn

15.5 x 15.7 x 15.7 cm

Courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York


Photo: Nicolas Pelzer


Exhibition history

Teacher of Dance, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK, 2011

Can Cosies – Pomodori pelati 400g
2010

5 tomatoe cans, each 400 g, knitting yarn

11 x 8 x 8 cm

Ed. 5

Courtesy of Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin


Installation view of Closures, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany, 2010
Photo: Nick Ash, Studio Haegue Yang


Exhibition history

Contemporary Art Wing Reopening, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA, 2012

Closures, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany, 2010


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