But their commissioned home "A House to Die In," which comes stilted on a crew of eerie, critterlike gargoyles, might mark a playful turning point in the firm’s work.
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Conceived in the mind of rowdy Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard, who’s been called “the most famous artist since Munch,” the house has been in the works since 2011, a rather long time for a residential project. Incidentally, the art world is concerned with what the commissioned home — adjacent to a villa that belonged to Munch and a subsequent artist’s colony and pilgrimage point — will mean for the latter’s estate.
Probably a lot more Instagrams, for starters.