Magali Reus, Mustard, overzichtstentoonstelling Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. 2016. Courtesy Magali Reus en Approach

Magali Reus in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Tate Modern

This autumn, until 27 November, the Stedelijk presents the first Dutch museum solo of Magali Reus, winner Prix de Rome 2015. Reus presents Mustard, a new series of sculptures configured into a site-specific installation. This series of works was developed in her London studio over the past year. By using complex techniques to process a variety of synthetic materials alongside fabrics and leather, Reus has created sculptural forms that avoid direct references to existing objects but still evoke associations with saddles, motorcycles, or blankets. Her enlargement of (animal) forms contains elements of camp and the grotesque, imbueing the works with both a strongly physical and simultaneously unsettling presence.

Tate Modern also shows interest for Magali Reus. Recently the museum in London acquired a work from the series Leaves. Reus made this work for the Prix de Rome 2015.