The Man Who Measures The Clouds - Jan Fabre

The man who measures the clouds // by Jan Fabre

The man who measures the clouds (1998) by Jan Fabre depicts a human figure standing on a small stepladder, measuring the clouds with a ruler. For Fabre, he symbolizes that which an artist does: balancing on the border between the possible and impossible. The statue is perched on the edge of De Singel’s roof in Antwerp.

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