Jeff Wall, recognized as the pioneer of "staged photography," presents his latest solo show at the Fondation Beyeler, marking his return to Switzerland after almost two decades. The exhibition features new works that have never been shown before as well as iconic works from his early artistic beginnings. A major retrospective that reveals a new facet of Wall's œuvre.
Despite the inherent ambivalence between textiles and ceramics, both occupy a profound place in human history: they are storytellers, economic conduits, and expressions of art. "HARD/SOFT. Textiles and Ceramics in Contemporary Art" serves as a point of convergence, featuring the works of around 40 Austrian and international artists who revisit these craft media, exploring their inherent possibilities from a modern and insightful perspective.
Tate Modern, London presents "Capturing the Moment." A powerfull group exhibition that examines the connection between painting and photography and how both mediums are used to capture moments in time. The exhibition features various of the most influential artists of our era, among others, Thomas Struth.
"Epic Gaze” celebrates Candida Höfer's unique ability to portray the majesty of Western architecture. In her photographs, the artist documents spaces of significant artistic and cultural importance, which she consciously liberates from any human presence. The project, featuring works from the past two decades, marks Höfer's inaugural solo exhibition at the Macao Museum.
"This is Me. This is You. The Eva Felten Photography Collection" is the title with which the Museum Brandhorst presents the donation of the Munich collector Eva Felten. Over 400 photographs from her private collection will be shown as part of an extensive group exhibition dedicated to the representation of people. On view are works by pivotal photographers of the contemporary art scene, among others, Thomas Struth and Thomas Ruff.
With the human figure as the unquestionable protagonist, Stephan Balkenhol's anthropocentric sculptures resemble the profound influence of canonical European art throughout history up to our times. Under this premise, the Wiesbaden Museum exhibits several works by Balkenhol together with their counterparts from the Museum's Old Masters Collection. Just as the exhibition title announces, "Window in Time: Stephan Balkenhol meets Old Masters" enables a direct exchange between past and present.
Martin Creed returns to Germany with a major retrospective. As the official museum’s statement already announces, the exhibition raises more questions than it answers. The curator and the artist invite us on a journey into Creed’s artistic universe, which since his early beginnings has been characterized by its open and playful character.
"Not Post-Modernism. Dan Graham and 20th-Century Architecture" is Dan Graham's last self-conceived exhibition. A moving tribute to the medium of architecture, which remained a central factor in his œuvre until the end. The exhibition focuses on eight architects whose works have profoundly influenced Graham.
Dan Graham, Fun House for the Children of Sint-Jansplein, 1997, mixed media, 107 × 107 × 29 cm
"The Lives of Documents – Photography as Project" is the first in a trilogy of research and exhibition projects that examines the practice of artists and photographers whose work has significantly contributed to the transformation of the discipline over the past fifty years. The exhibition features Dan Graham, Thomas Struth, and Jeff Wall, among others.
Forum Würth Rorschach presents its 10th-anniversary exhibition under the title "Water, Clouds and Wind". A selection of artworks from the Würth Collection which focuses on these natural phenomena. Phenomena that are not only determining factors in our climate but have also been an essential part of art history since immemorial times.