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May 112015
 

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JAY TAN, Mums Magnets, 2015
10 x 5,9 cm
photo prints, magnetic flexible sheets
signed, numbered, dated
series of 4 different magnets; each edition 9
published by Galerie van Gelder Editions, Amsterdam, Netherlands
each € 100,- / set of 4 € 300,-

On Saturday 5 September 2015 four fridge magnets – nrs 6/9, 7/9, 8/9 and 9/9 – were stolen during the opening of Jaap Kroneman. These are officially registered at the police station as taken away by someone of the inner (Arnhem) art circle.

one of the magnets in close up:
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Although Jay Tan makes installation-based exhibitions, often the works involved are dealt with in an individual way, including furniture, video, texts, printed matter, photos, food, clothing, presents from friends. She has recently begun to include performance. Occupied by the desire to understand relations between everyday materials and contextual knowledge, she questions both the eye and the mind by putting e.g. a drinking glass with cute small colourful candles all alone on a long clean kitchen sink. KvG