Lothar Baumgarten

Kultur – Natur (Culture-nature) . 1971

Kultur - Natur (Culture-nature) . 1971

+ Marian Goodman Gallery

“Lothar Baumgarten: The Early Years” focuses on the years before his now legendary first journeys to South America in 1977 and 1978 to live with the indigenous Yanomami people. The show assembles works from 1968–1977, which were conceived in the Rhineland and seem to anticipate many of the artist’s better-known works from the late 1970s on. In this early period, Baumgarten established a visual vocabulary that would inform his entire oeuvre and quickly brought him recognition and introduced him to a wide public, including in 1972 in the Harald Szeemann-curated documenta 5.
Marian Goodman Gallery