The triviality series of Lucas Hoeben shows the range of object images that are connected to art but are no objects of art itself. This subject observes the unseen side aspects of art which yet facilitates art as a phenomenon. As Lucas Hoeben aspires to describe the artworld as a whole, they include these as well. For instance, Lucas Hoeben depicts the bouquets a museum or institution places at the entrance or in a hall. Or he reproduces the benches that are placed in a museum to take a quiet look at a picture.
Poured concrete 2021
Together with Eva Pel, Lucas Hoeben initiated a project: Speaking Of__(a project based on the extraordinary legacy of Seth Siegelaub). From the books bought and received during the project, Lucas Hoeben cast the format in concrete. Each book represents length, width and thickness of the original poured in concrete.
More about the project: http://speakingof.info
Portrayed book concrete 2021/ Catalogs of the exhibition Voyage through a gallery’s skin 2019, cover Lucas Hoeben
For the exhibition -Automobilia, 2018 ROKOKO, a collaboration with visual artist Eric Martijn, Lucas Hoeben curated an exhibition at the invitation of artist initiative HorizonVertikaal (HV) in Haarlem. Lucas Hoeben filled the artists’ beer glasses with concrete and placed them upside down stripped of the glass in the exhibition.
Bench 2013 _ A reproduction in fiberboard of a museum bench in museum De Hallen in Haarlem, The Netherlands
Flower Series : De Appel, Amsterdam_Photographic print and graphite on paper 42x29cm._2015
Flower Series : Frans Hals Museum,Haarlem_Photographic print and graphite on paper 42x29cm._2016
Flower Series : De Appel, Amsterdam_Photographic print and graphite on paper_42x29cm._2016
Bench, Teylers Museum Haarlem [reconstruction of the bench in the Paintings GalleryII]_wall drawing_graphite_700x375cm._2015