Texts by Sabine Breitwieser and Alex Farquharson. Interview with the artist by Diedrich Diederichsen
Isa Genzken (b.1948) is one of Germany's most prominent sculptors. Although she works in a variety of media, she is best known for her architectural sculptures made from colourful materials, including mirrored sheets, fluorescent plastic, concrete, and glass. Genzken is a notoriously reclusive figure, which makes her interview with Diedrich Diedrichsen of exceptional value, She is of increasing relevance to an emerging generation of artists.