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A Field of Dried Grass Is Suspended from the Ceiling in ‘French Exit' by Artist Tadao Cern

1 month ago   |   By Colossal

“French Exit,” (2020-2021). All images © Tadao Cern, shared with permission
In Tadao Cern 's sweeping installation “ French Exit ,” a cloud of feathery grasses looms over the room. The immersive artwork juxtaposes the ephemeral, dried material with the viewers who stand underneath as it creates a soothing and introspective space to consider the notions of farewells, whether it be the close of a party or more profound experiences, like the end of a relationship or death.
Cern tells Colossal that the title refers to the colloquialism about leaving a social gathering without saying goodbye...
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