Ian Kiaer: Tooth House

This preview of Ian Kiaer’s “Tooth House” at the Henry Moore Institute appeared in Mousse magazine: Courtesy Private Collection, Paris, Marcelle Alix Galerie, Paris and Alison Jacques Gallery, London Photo: Aurélien Mole In a famous episode of François Rabelais’ Pantagruel (c. 1532), the narrator Alcofribas boldly ventures into the eponymous giant’s mouth by climbing up his tongue. He begins his vivid account of the “new world” he finds therein by likening the lofty interior to Hagia Sophia, which had made a deep impression on Renaissance travellers: “I walked there as they do in Sophia (at) Constantinople, and saw there great … Continue reading Ian Kiaer: Tooth House