|Titre :||Who killed the painting ? : Werke aus der Sammlung Block im Neuen Museum in Nürnberg [exhibition, Neues Museum in Nuremberg, 31 octobre 2008 - 25 janvier 2009 ; Weserburg - Mueum für moderne Kunst, 21 mars - 26 juillet 2009]|
|Titre original:||Works from the Block Collection at the Neues Museum in Nuremberg|
|Auteurs :||Neues Museum Nürnberg (Nuremberg), Auteur ; Lars Blunck, Auteur ; Barbara Heinrich, Auteur ; Thomas Heyden, Auteur ; Michael Hirsch, Auteur ; Natasa Ilic, Auteur ; Gabriele Knapstein, Auteur ; Wolfgang Rathert, Auteur|
|Type de document :||texte imprimé|
|Editeur :||Nürnberg : Neuesmuseum - Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, 2009|
|Format :||1 vol. (255 p.) / broché, ill. coul. et n&b / 23 cm|
|Langues:||Anglais ; Allemand|
|Index. décimale :||GE (Exposition de groupes à l'étranger)|
|Catégories :||BLOCK René ; COLLECTION|
"Mainstream art, art market art is boring," says René Block. Since the 1960s, the gallerist, publisher, curator and collector has operated outside of the normal mould and its narrow boundaries. His collection featuring among others Joseph Beuys, Nam June Paik, George Brecht, Wolf Vostell and Arthur Køpcke is among the foremost in the realm of Fluxus. From the 1990s onwards his interest has turned to above all to the European periphery: Turkey, the Balkans, and Scandinavia. Block has showcased artists such as Mangelos, Gülsün Karamustafa, Sanja Ivekovic, Ayse Erkmen and Maaria Wirkkala at international exhibitions.
Since it was founded, the Neues Museum has been able to present broad sections of the Block Collection on permanent loan. A large number of further works, including many of recent date, have recently been added.They demonstrate how the Block Collection has constantly developed ever since its beginnings. This new aspect of the collection is now centre stage at the exhibition, which picks up on the Block exhibition at the Kunsthalle Nürnberg in 1993 but without repeating anything. The title "Who killed the painting?" takes its name from a work by Kosovo artist Driton Hajredini (born 1970), that reflects ironically on the frequently mooted "end of painting". Similarly, in the Block Collection the classic medium of painting is placed in the shadow of photo graphy, video and object art. Topics such as national identity and cultural self-image, gender and politics constitute the collection's major thrust.
With "Who killed the painting?", the Block Collection will be presented for the first time in all its complexity and with that trace out the signature of a collector who is regarded as a pioneer and trail-blazer for many artists. [http://www.nmn.de]
|Edité à l'occasion de l'exposition :||Who killed the painting ? : Works from the Block Collection at the Neues Museum in Nuremberg , Neues Museum in Nuremberg, 31 octobre 2008 - 25 janvier 2009 ; Weserburg - Mueum für moderne Kunst, 21 mars - 26 juillet 2009|
|19902||GE / ALL 08||Livre||Centre de documentation||Exposition de groupes à l'étranger||Exclu du prêt|