This exhibition brings together Néstor Sanmiguel Diest’s works from a period in which he focused on the ‘mother forms’ research (1993-1997), a whole universe of pure and primary abstractions. Continue reading Néstor Sanmiguel Diest
Photos: © Hans Haacke/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017 . + mgk siegen
The experience of working as an exhibition guard and art handler at documenta 2 in 1959 was fundamental to Hans Haacke’s understanding of the operative rules of the field of art. Overhearing curators’ conversations dissuaded him, for instance, from ever depending on the sale of his art to cover his basic expenses. Continue reading Hans Haacke
photos: © Jens Franke . + Hamburger Kunsthalle
A performance at the opening of the exhibition marks the emergence of the sculpture Father by the Georgian artist Vajiko Chachkhiani. A middle-aged man – a father, as
the title reveals – sits for hours on a chair at this location with his feet held tight by a block of hardening cement.
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