Santander Art Gallery, 26.02.–09.06.2019
Taking its title from the first verse of the poem Labyrinth by Jorge Luis Borges, this exhibition brings together installations, drawings, sculptures, paintings, videos and books by artists belonging to the international collection of contemporary art of Luiz Augusto Teixeira de Freitas.
In order to reflect the wide variety of meanings that an art collection can achieve, the exhibition is organized as a labyrinth: it has neither a beginning nor an end, no specific theme, it is not centered in any territory, time or belief. And, nevertheless, the options that are posed are endless: dialogues are established, encounters are generated, previous assumptions are deconstructed and innumerable possibilities unfold.
The group show includes works by: Alessandro Balteo-Yazbeck, Svenja Deininger, Július Koller, Roman Ondak, Gabriel Sierra, Mladen Stilinović ⠀
Among the other selected artists are: Cildo Meireles, Dahn Vo, Damian Ortega, Gordon [...]
Fórum Eugénio de Almeida, 03.11.2017–18.02.2018
Curated by Luiza Teixeira de Freitas and Filipa Oliveira.
Participating artists: AA Bronson | Adel Abdessemed | Anna Boghiguian | Aurélien Froment | Bruce Nauman | Camille Henrot | Carol Bove | Celia Hempton | Chen Wei | Cosima Von Bonin | Damián Ortega | Dora Garcia | Emily Jacir | Ernesto Neto | Esther Ferrer | Francisco Tropa | Fernando Sanchez Castillo | Franz West | Gabriel Sierra | Geta Bratescu | Haroon Mirza | James Lee Byars | João Maria Gusmão + Pedro Paiva | Jonathan Monk | Jonathas Andrade | John Baldessari | Joseph Grigley | Juan Muñoz | Július Koller | Karl Holmqvist | Lais Myrrha | Louise Bourgeois | Luís Lázaro Matos | Lynette Yiadom-Boakye | Marcel Broodthaers | Marcel Dzama | Marcelo Cidade | Marepe | Mark Lombardi | Matt Mullican | Mike Kelly | Mona Hatoum | Nel Aerts | Nicolás Robbio | Paul Graham | Pierre Huyghe | Ralf Berger | Rebecca Horn | Rivane Neuenschwander | Robert Barry | [...]
21er Haus, 27.09.2017–04.02.2018
The audience and its role in the creation of a work of art lie at the centre of the 21er Haus exhibition Duet with Artist. Historical and contemporary positions show how artists activate others and call them to action.
To think of art as an essential part of life in which “everyone” can participate is not only fundamental to the understanding of art of the 20th and 21st centuries but is one of the fundamental democratic values of our society. Duet with Artist establishes the museum as a central place of participation and presents over 20 international artistic stances, which demand interaction, cooperation, and sometimes also collaboration.
The exhibition addresses the active participation of visitors and encourages a critical and creative attitude. In some situations, the viewers perform an artistic act or become an art object themselves. Thus, evoked ideas can become the work of art, as can the execution of instructions or the [...]
Museum Morsbroich, 21.05.–03.09.2017
Artists: Vito Acconci, Davide Balula, Robert Barry, Joseph Beuys, Angela Bulloch, John Cage, Christian Falsnaes, Claus Föttinger, //////////fur//// art entertainment interfaces - Volker Morawe und Tilman Reiff, Florian Graf, Jeppe Hein, Christine Hill, David Horvitz, Pierre Huyghe, Christian Jankowski, Yves Klein, Mischa Kuball, Bruce Nauman, Marjetica Potrč und Wapke Feenstra, Antje Schiffers - Myvillages, Dieter Meier, Tino Sehgal, Gabriel Sierra, Juergen Staack, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Mary Vieira, Wolf Vostell, Gillian Wearing, Franz Erhard Walther, Franz West, Erwin Wurm, Haegue Yang
Graham Foundation, 16.02.–01.07.2017
The Graham Foundation is pleased to present Spaces without drama or surface is an illusion, but so is depth, an exhibition that examines the recent proliferation of collage in architectural representation in relationship to scenography and theatrical set design. Based on historical references such as nineteenth-century toy theaters, as well as twentieth-century models such as Aldo Rossi’s Little Scientific Theater, and David Hockney’s stage design for the Magic Flute, this project invites contemporary practitioners to rethink the ways in which architecture is created in relationship to theatricality and how it oscillates between reality and scenography to answer questions about space, depth, context, façade, and representation.
Featuring the work of architects Emilio Ambasz, baukuh, Gerardo Caballero, fala atelier, Marcelo Ferraz, Sam Jacob Studio, Johnston Marklee, Monadnock, MOS Architects, Norman Kelley, OFFICE [...]
“This project works as a setting to represent an abstract situation about perceiving the future during the present time, using the gallery space and its boundaries as a container in which the future will, in a metaphorical sense, dwell for the duration of the exhibition. The exhibition is a fictional event that operates with the introduction of site-specific works resembling boxes to resonate with the physical qualities of the place and the light entering from outside to produce a particular atmosphere. Space and time collide in a phenomenological experience during the opening hours, while the present, the year 2017, is on the other side of the walls, in adjacent rooms and outside the Secession building.” (Gabriel Sierra)
Conceived especially for the Secession, Gabriel Sierra's installation grows out of his philosophical reflections on space and time. He is concerned with the idea of the present time and the moment when the visitor – as spectator [...]