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Tadashi Kawamata

There was a time when i had in my collection an original Tadashi Kawamata. The maquette for the Spui project which was only for a few years in my collection and because there was no place on the walls any longer for it, i decided to sell it through Christie’s. The Maquette was realized some 25 years ago when Kawamata was invited to do a project on the Spui area which was going to be demolished. At that time people did not understand it and even thought it was very ugly, but the remaining photo documentary shows its importance. Kawamata alters the place in a way you are looking differently at it and ….it only lasted a couple of months so nothing remains …except the maquette and the documentary photographs. A fascinating artist which is still present in my inventory of books at

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