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Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall | Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna

Mar 15, 2023 – Jan 14, 2024

An important, already "classical" aspect of art, namely its stage-like quality, is the subject of the new exhibition at mumok. Various forms of performance, not least their unusual reflection in photographic art by Thomas Struth and Jeff Wall, among others, can be observed by visitors from March 15th, 2023.

Thomas Struth, Arms 1, 1999-2004, C-print, 176 x 209,1 cm (69 1/3 x 82 1/3 in) (framed), edition 2/10, © Thomas Struth, VG-Bildkunst, Bonn 2023

Stephan Balkenhol, Dan Graham, Thomas Schütte | Fundación Juan March, Madrid

Mar 31 – Jul 2, 2023

"Escala" or "scale" in German takes further semantic dimensions in the upcoming exhibition in Madrid. With regard to contemporary sculpture, the various fields of tension related to the following medium will be examined and questioned. On display will go such artists as Dan Graham, Stephan Balkenhol or Thomas Schütte.

Stephan Balkenhol, Mann mit der Weltkugel, 2023, wawa wood, 170 x 34,5 x 34,5 cm (67 x 13 2/3 x 13 2/3 in), © Stephan Balkenhol, VG-Bildkunst, Bonn 2023

Thomas Struth | Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Munich

Apr 28 – Nov 24, 2023

The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung offers us an extra-musical rhapsody to enjoy and invites to a new group exhibition. How the contemporary artists, including Thomas Struth, deal with industrial problems can be seen in Munich from 28 April 2023.

Thomas Struth, Dreck, CERN, Saint Genis-Pouilly 2021, 2021, inkjet print, 71,6 x 94 cm (26 x 34 2/3 in) (framed), edition 1/6, © Thomas Struth, VG-Bildkunst, Bonn 2023

Thomas Struth | Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf

Mar 25 – Sep 3, 2023

On 25 March, the Swiss museum Fraz Gertsch opens its new exhibition called Transformations. The curator of the exhibition, Dorothea Strauss, has selected about 300 objects of various kinds to demonstrate the continuing omnipresent power of art. On display are also, among several national and international artists, Thomas Struth's photographic works.

Thomas Struth, Seeadler (Haliaeetus albicilla), Leibniz IZW, Berlin 2016, 2016, inkjet print, 118,6 x 175,1 cm (34 1/3 x 57 in) (framed), edition 1/6, © Thomas Struth, VG-Bildkunst, Bonn 2023

Toulu Hassani | ERES-Stiftung, Munich

Mar 16 – Sep 10, 2023

Bringing art and science closer together is no simple task. The Munich ERES-Foundation is taking on it and opening the exhibition It's A World Machine. Kepler, Art & Cosmic Bodies, which addresses the problematic nature of these seemingly opposing worlds. The exhibition is characterised by the courageous combination of ingenious apparatuses by Johannes Kepler and contemporary artworks by such artists as Ólafur Elíasson and Toulu Hassani.

Toulu Hassani, Oh Be A Fine Girl Kiss Me IV, 2021, acrylic ink and oil on canvas, 130 x 100 cm ( 51 1/4 x 39 1/3 in)

Goshka Macuga | Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Mar 4 – Jun 18, 2023

To mark the 30th anniversary of Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo's renowned collection, the exhibition Reaching for the Stars opens. In the truly star-studded building that is Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, world-famous artists will be gathered together, including Anish Kapoor, Damien Hirst and Goshka Macuga. The last one will display her work GONOGO: the work about complicated, fascinating human and cosmic relationships.

Goshka Macuga, International Institute of Intellectual Co-operation, Configuration 16, First Man: Yuri Gagarin, 2016, 2016, bronze, 34 x 37 x 205 cm (13 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 80 2/3 in), © Goshka Macuga, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2023

Leiko Ikemura | Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Mexico City

Feb 4 – Jun 25, 2023

The Year of the Rabbit is also celebrated in the art scene and indeed firstly with Leiko Ikemura's solo exhibition. Called Año del usagi or Year of the Rabbit, it will be opened in Mexico City on 4 February 2023 and dedicated to the Japanese-born artist. Only two works will be on view: the large-format video Living Nocturne and the ceramic sculpture Usagi Dreaming.

Leiko Ikemura, Color in Black, 2020, tempera and oil on jute, 120 x 100 cm (47 1/4 x 39 1/3 in), © Leiko Ikemura, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn 2023

Candida Höfer | Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

Sep 30, 2022 – Apr 10, 2023

Candida Höfer shows for the first jointly conceived exhibition between Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein and Hilti Art Foundation her new series of works created in Liechtenstein. The exhibited photographs were taken with a large-format digital camera at locations that serve cultural purposes in Liechtenstein, in both a narrow and a broader sense.

Candida Höfer, Dvorec Kulturi ZIL Moskva II 2017, C-Print, 180 x 142 cm, edition 3/6, © Candida Höfer, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2022

Leiko Ikemura | Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin

Jan 21 – May 1, 2023

The Georg Kolbe Museum will present Leiko Ikemura's exhibition Witty Witches in January 2023, which will be located in Georg Kolbe's former studio and will focus primarily on Ikemura's three-dimensional work from the 1990s to the present.

Leiko Ikemura, Hare-Woman, 1990/2019, bronze patinated, 30 2/3 x 9 3/4 in, edition 4/5, © Leiko Ikemura, VG-Bildkunst, Bonn 2023

Thu Van Tran | Bourse de commerce, Paris

Feb 8  – 11 Sep, 2023

Thu Van Tran is one of the 15 artists who will show her works in the context of global environmental challenges and impacts at a new exhibition Avant l'orage in Paris. Starting in February 2023, in a former 18th century granary, Bourse de commerce, visitors will confront contemporary art that represents more than "pretty pictures" or memories.

Thu Van Tran, Rainbow Herbicides, 2020, graphite, spray-paint on paper, 60 x 40 cm (23 2/3 x 15 3/4 in)

Jānis Avotiņš, Goshka Macuga | Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn

Nov 18, 2022 – Apr  9, 2023

Baltic art scene is today full of fascinating events, one of which is the upcoming exhibition Archaeologists of Memory: Vitols Contemporary Art Collection.  Irina Vītola and Māris Vītols, one of the leading collector couples not only in the Baltics, but also in Europe, offer the public the opportunity to view their prominent collection, which includes about 1000 works. There are works by already established contemporary artists, or, as the curator suggests, Archaeologists of Memory, from Central and Eastern Europe, such as Vladimir Arkhipov, Jānis Avotiņš or Goshka Macuga.

Goshka Macuga, Unapparent Woods, 2020, woven tapestry, screenprinted and foiled, 60 x 102 x 2,3 cm (23 2/3 x 40 x 1/4 x 1 in), © Goshka Macuga, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2022

Kikuo Saito | Mousse Magazine

Mousse Magazine presents: Kikuo Saito in the international or rather in the European press. The Milanese magazine, which specializes in contemporary art, dedicates one of its articles to the art of Kikuo Saito, who is exhibited for the first time in Germany at the Rüdiger Schöttle Gallery (2022). Died in 2016, the native of Japan was one of the main protagonists of the American avant-garde theater scene in the 60s and 70s, later - after collaborating with renowned artists of his time - successfully established himself among the abstract expressionists. 

Kikuo Saito, O'Day, 2013, oil on canvas, 137 x 196 cm, photo: Wilfried Petzi

David Claerbout | Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Mar 30, 2022 – Jan 14, 2024 

To mark its 20th anniversary, the Pinakothek der Moderne is opening its special exhibition Mix & Match. Rediscovering The Collection. 350 works, including one by David Claerbout, will be reinterpreted, re-hung and subjected to a new analysis. Unexpected artistic discoveries, various conspicuous features and connections, that the Pinakothek's extensive collection conceals, await curious visitors.

 David Claerbout, Kindergarten Antonio Sant'Elia, 1932, 1998, 1-channel video, black and white, without sound, 10 min., © David Claerbout, VG-Bildkunst, Bonn 2022

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