STANDARD (OSLO)
PRESS RELEASE

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NINA BEIER
CHINA”
09.10.-07.11.2015 / Preview: Friday 09.10.2015 / 19.00-21.00

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David Letterman in conversation with Donald Trump / The Late Show with David Letterman / CBS
26th of October 2012

DL: Now, where were these made?
DT: These were made … I don't know where they were made. They were made some place and they are great. It's ties, shirts, cufflinks, everything. Sold at Macy's and they are doing great. Number one selling tie anywhere in the world.
DL: Number one selling tie anywhere in the world!
DT: I would not wear that shirt …
DL: … You would not wear that shirt.
DT: You also have them in white. Beautiful white …
DL: Where are the shirts made?
Voice from background: Bangladesh.
DT: Good! We employ People in Bangladesh … they have to work too.
DL: Ties, where are the ties made? These are beautiful ties.
DT: They are great ties.
DL: The ties are made in where … China?
Background voice: China
DL: Ties are made in China.
[Laughter and applause]
DT: You know, I'll tell you …
[Applause]
DT: You know what, David, in all fairness … I've been very open about that … and not all of them, by the way … but I've been open about that. Are you OK? Is the chair … ? The chair was made in China.
DL: The chair was made in China.
DT: You buy that at Macy's by the way.
DL: Let's just, let's just, let's just … shut down the Donald Trump factory in Beijing …
DT: I would love to!
DL: … and we will put up a tie factory in Jamaica, Queens.
DT: I love it!
DL: And we will make the Donald Trump …
DT: I love it! I am for it!
DL: … we will make the Donald Trump ties there.

Nina Beier (born 1975, Århus) lives and works in Berlin. Recent exhibitions includes Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg; Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius, Lithuania; Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland; Nottingham Contemporary, UK; Mostyn, Llandudno, UK; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Her work has been included in group shows at Centre Pompidou, Paris; Tate Modern, London; CCA Wattis, San Francisco; Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Throughout the course of the exhibition the works of Nina Beier can also be seen at “La vie moderne”, The 13th Biennale de Lyon as well as Performa, New York.

 

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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/1
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/2
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    _VK_1669
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/3
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    _VK_1670
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/4
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    _VK_1671
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/5
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    _VK_1680
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/6
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    _VK_1672
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/7
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    _VK_1675
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/8
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    _VK_1634
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    Nina Beier
    Animals & Cacti & Symbols
    2015
    Hermès ties, human hair extensions /framed
    160 x 130 x 6 cm / 63 x 51 x 2"
    Unique / SONB/P 2015-004
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    _VK_1631_2
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    Nina Beier
    Tomatoes & Hats
    2015
    Hermès ties, human hair extensions, down jacket /framed
    160 x 130 x 6 cm / 63 x 51 x 2"
    Unique / SONB/P 2015-005
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    _VK_1631_1
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    Nina Beier
    Tomatoes & Mules & Stirrups & Snakes & Charmers
    2015
    Hermès ties, down jacket /framed
    160 x 130 x 6 cm / 63 x 51 x 2"
    Unique / SONB/P 2015-006
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    _C9T3263
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Old English Sheepdog porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable Dog: 93 x 57 x 45 cm / 36 2/3 x 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inVase: 107 x 45 x 45 cm / 42 x 17 3/4 x 17 3/4 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-003
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    _C9T3308
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Dalmatian porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable Dog: 58.5 x 45 x 34 cm / 23 x 17 3/4 x 13 1/2 inVase: 62 x 24 x 24 cm / 24 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-001
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    _VK_1974
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Boxer porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable Dog: 45 x 24 x 22 cm / 17 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 8 1/4 inVase: 36 x 21 x 21 cm / 14 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-011
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    _VK_1972
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Bulldog porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable. Dog: 64 x 38 x 40 cm / 25 1/4 x 15 x 15 3/4 in. Vase: 62 x 26 x 26 cm / 24 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-010
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    _VK_1969
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Irish Setter porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable Dog: 88 x 40 x 33 cm / 34 2/3 x 15 3/4 x 13 inVase: 122.5 x 45 x 45 cm / 48 1/4 x 17 x 17 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-012
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    _VK_1713
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/9
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    _VK_1710
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/10
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/11
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    _VK_1716
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/12
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    _VK_1717
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/13
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    _VK_1701
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/14
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    _VK_1631
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    Nina Beier
    Fish & Pearls & Trees
    2015
    Hermès ties, human hair extensions /framed
    160 x 130 x 6 cm / 63 x 51 x 2"
    Unique / SONB/P 2015-007
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    _VK_1637
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    Nina Beier
    Performers & Produce & Couriers & Buildings
    2015
    Hermes ties, human hair extensions /framed
    160 x 130 x 6 cm / 63 x 51 x 2"
    Unique / SONB/P 2015-008
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    _VK_1632
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    Nina Beier
    Girafs & Pineapples & Timber
    2015
    Hermès ties, human hair extensions /framed
    160 x 130 x 6 cm / 63 x 51 x 2"
    Unique / SONB/P 2015-009
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    _VK_1993
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Giant Schnauzer porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable. Dog: 84 x 55 x 36 cm / 33 x 21 2/3 x 14 1/4 in. Vase: 126 x 43 x 43 cm / 49 2/3 x 17 x 17 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-013
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    _VK_1989
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Dachshund porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable. Dog: 27 x 36 x 17 cm / 10 2/3 x 14 1/4 x 6 2/3 in. Vase: 45 x 19 x 19 cm / 17 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-014
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    _VK_1987
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Bull Terrier porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable Dog: 45 x 42 x 24 cm / 17 3/4 x 16 1/2 x 9 1/2 inVase: 16 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm / 6 1/3 x 3 x 3 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-016
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    _VK_1997
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Porcelain vase, hand painted Great Dane porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable Dog: 96 x 48 x 31 cm / 37 3/4 x 19 x 12 1/4 inVase: 206 x 52 x 52 cm / 81 x 20 1/2 x 20 1/2 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-015
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    _VK_1981
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Setter porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable Dog: 79 x 36 x 47 cm / 31 x 14 1/4 x 18 1/2 inVase: 62 x 24 x 24 cm / 24 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-002
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    _VK_1982
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted porcelain Rottweiler
    Overall dimensions variable Dog: 78 x 48 x 35 cm / 30 2/3 x 19 x 13 3/4 inVase: 50 x 25 x 25 cm / 19 3/3 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-017
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    _VK_1976
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Hand painted porcelain vase, hand painted Old English Sheepdog porcelain dog
    Overall dimensions variable Dog: 64 x 36 x 32 cm / 25 1/4 x 14 1/4 x 12 2/3 inVase: 59 x 24 x 24 cm / 23 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-018
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    _VK_1690
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/15
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/16
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/17
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    Nina Beier
    China
    2015
    Installation view. STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
    SONB/IV 2015-003/18
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    SONB_S_2015_018.001.O
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    Nina Beier
    Allegory of Peace and Happiness of the State
    2015
    Ceramic cup, coffee beans, resin, wood and metal
    31 x 44 x 46 cm / 12 x 17 x 18"
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-025
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    _VK_1557
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    Nina Beier
    Allegory of Peace and Happiness of the State
    2015
    Ceramic cup, coffee beans, resin, wood and metal
    32 x 51 x 42 cm / 13 x 20 x 17"
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-019
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    _VK_1556
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    Nina Beier
    Allegory of Peace and Happiness of the State
    2015
    Ceramic cup, coffee beans, resin, wood and metal
    32 x 51 x 42 cm / 13 x 20 x 17"
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-019
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    _VK_1555
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    Nina Beier
    Allegory of Peace and Happiness of the State
    2015
    Ceramic cup, coffee beans, resin, wood and metal
    30 x 52 x 42 cm / 12 x 20 x 17"
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-020
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    _VK_1537
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    Nina Beier
    Allegory of Peace and Happiness of the State
    2015
    Ceramic cup, coffee beans, resin, wood and metal
    29 x 23 x 27 cm / 11 x 9 x 11"
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-024
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    _VK_1545
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    Nina Beier
    Allegory of Peace and Happiness of the State
    2015
    Ceramic cup, coffee beans, resin, wood and metal
    31 x 41 x 38 cm / 12 x 16 x 15"
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-023
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    _VK_1560
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    Nina Beier
    Allegory of Peace and Happiness of the State
    2015
    Ceramic cup, coffee beans, resin, wood and metal
    32 x 56 x 50 cm / 13 x 22 x 20"
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-022
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    _VK_1543
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    Nina Beier
    Allegory of Peace and Happiness of the State
    2015
    Ceramic cup, coffee beans, resin, wood and metal
    40 x 35 x 37 cm / 16 x 14 x 15"
    Unique / SONB/S 2015-021
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