Catch of the Day
Size: 22 x 28 cm
Author(s): David Bade
In collaboration with: Essays: Kitty Zijlmans, Laura Stamps, Chris Cozier. Korte bijdragen van o.a. Jan Hoet, Rob Perrée, Robbert Roos, Rudi Fuchs
Price: € 34,95
Thanks to the winning of the Prix de Rome in 1993 and the solo exhibition Couplet in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam in 1994 , David Blade (1970, Curaçau) got international fame with his often cartoonish drawings and sculptures.
He often completes his drawings with humorous as well as critical texts. The three-dimensional works of art come into being impulsively and associatively by the use of all kinds of waste or building materials like pur foam. Later on Bade combines the autonomous sculptures and drawings from the beginning of his career into installations, with a sometimes permanent, sometimes temporarily character.
At the end of the nineties David Bade discovered a completely new way of creating installations and sculptures. He starts to organize all kind of workshops for social groups in public areas . Next to a social objective it produces mainly very special sculptures and installations. The IBB (Instituto Buena Bista) he founded in Willemstad, Curaçau, in 2006 originates from this interest. Together with a team of local talent he shows the possibilities of art, not only by means of workshops but also by artists in residences of international famous artists like Kara Walker.
In David Bade - Catch of the Day the development of the artist is followed from 1993 till now.