De Sleutel Ligt Onder de Deurmat

2012

Martijn Sandberg's site-specific artwork is integrated with the communal corner stair belonging to De Zilverling tower building at the Colijnstraat in Amsterdam.
A secret message lurks among the layers of the concrete stair treads. A message left unobtrusively, for your eyes only: 'the key is under the doormat'.

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Title: 'De Sleutel Ligt Onder de Deurmat' ('The Key Is Under the Doormat')
Artist: Martijn Sandberg
Location: corner stair De Zilverling tower building, Dr H. Colijnstraat, Amsterdam
Measurements: (lxhxw) 11.77m x 2.85m x 22.70m
Material: cast concrete
Concept artwork and design: 2008-2010
Built: 2011-2012
Completion: 2012
Commissioned by: Far West, Amsterdam
Advice & supervision: Kunst en Bedrijf, Naarden
Architect: LEVS Architects, Amsterdam





'De Sleutel Ligt Onder de Deurmat' ('The Key Is Under the Doormat'), stairs, Martijn Sandberg, 2012.
Site-specific artwork, De Zilverling, Colijnstraat, Geuzenveld, Amsterdam. (photo: Peter Cuypers)




'De Sleutel Ligt Onder de Deurmat' ('The Key Is Under the Doormat'), stairs, Martijn Sandberg, 2012.
Site-specific artwork, De Zilverling, Colijnstraat, Geuzenveld, Amsterdam. (photo: Peter Cuypers)




'De Sleutel Ligt Onder de Deurmat' ('The Key Is Under the Doormat'), stairs, Martijn Sandberg, 2012.
Site-specific artwork, De Zilverling, Colijnstraat, Geuzenveld, Amsterdam. (photo: Peter Cuypers)


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