Lotte Lyon: Souterrain, Galerie Lisaruyter, Vienna, Austria

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“Souterrain” will consist of new objects built in response to the gallery space, a wall painting, and recent photographs from 5 different series. Lotte Lyon’s sculptures employ a pragmatism in the materials used, in the methods of assembly, and in the delivery of associative ideas.

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Hermann Nitsch: 60. Painting Action // 60. Malaktion, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view. February 19 – March 19, 2011 Mike Weiss Gallery is proud to host the first live painting action within the United States by Hermann Nitsch, founding member of the Viennese Actionism movement. On February 15 and 16, the gallery is open to the public for the rare chance to see Nitsch and his assistants perform a series of ritualistic painting acts. Through their directed and unrelenting splattering, pouring, smearing, and brushing of paint, […]

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Hollerer/Marte: Do We Need to Have An Accident?, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria

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Work by Clemens Hollerer March 11 – May 15, 2011 The exhibition Hollerer/Marte brings together Austrian filmmaker and performance artist Sabine Marte (*1967) – winner of last year’s Diagonale prize for innovative filmmaking – and internationally acclaimed Austrian sculptor Clemens Hollerer (*1975). They share a conceptual approach to deconstructing existing situations and an interest in the conditions and effects of a medium. This is the 5th collaborative project with Diagonale, and once again the format […]

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30/30 – Image Archive Project (IAP)

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June 26 - July 31, 2010

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the first installment of the Brussels, Belgium-based Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art's (CCNOA) most recent initiative 30/30 – Image Archive Project (IAP).

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Sarah Morris: It’s All True, Gallery Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria

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Sarah Morris, Small Flat Jumbo [Clips], 2010 Household gloss paint on canvas, 152.5 x 152.5 cm March 24 – April 30, 2010 Gallery Meyer Kainer announces “It’s All True” an exhibition of new works by Sarah Morris, labeled after an unfinished documentary film by Orson Welles. “It all gets back that there is no inside or outside, you’re just a part of it. There is no periphery. There is no being on the edge. You’re in […]

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Pictures about Pictures: Discourses in Painting from Albers to Zobernig, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

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Poul Gernes, Zielscheibenbild / Target B, 1966-68 Opening: March 25, 2010 Curated by Renate Wiehager, “Pictures about Pictures. Discourses in Painting” – is the Daimler Art Collection’s exhibition title for the Museum Moderner Kunst in Vienna. About 130 works ranging from Classical Modernism and the post-war avant-garde via European Zero and Minimalism to international contemporary art are being presented. The exhibition is structured into thematic fields, each of which presents discursive references to historical and current […]

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With Your Eyes Only, Kunstverein Medienturm, Austria

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Greet Billet, 1/256 – 256/256, 256 different kinds of black in a movie, 2009 Grey color on wall, video projection WITH YOUR EYES ONLY is an experimental project, which analyses the elements of perception in a collage of artistic interventions and objects. Within the frame of reductive art, levels of perception and the mechanisms of observation are questioned in a multidisciplinary, playful approach. Starting point are the phenomenological conditions of the artistic production like color, […]

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With Your Eyes Only, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria

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Tilman, NYC39/7 (detail), 2009 Mixed media December 12, 2009 – February 13, 2010 With Your Eyes Only is an experimental project, which analyses the elements of perception in a collage of artistic interventions and objects. Within the frame of reductive art, levels of perception and the mechanisms of observation are questioned in a multidisciplinary, playful approach. Starting point are the phenomenological conditions of the artistic production like color, light, material and time which influence the structure and content of […]

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Abstract 09, Atelier Rondo, Graz, Austria

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Installation view November 25 – December 15, 2009 This group exhibition Abstract 09 at Atelier Rondo in Graz, Austria was initiated by German artist Frank Altmann, currently artist-in-residence in Graz. Abstract 09 is investigating contemporary artistic strategies and practices in the realm of abstract art in general and reductive art in specific. All participating artists, Frank Altmann, Marita Fraser, Alex Lawler, Steffi Alte and Tilman explore the aesthetic qualitiesof abstraction, its form of representation and […]

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Heimo Zobernig, CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France

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Installation view Photo: F.Guillemeteaud May 16 – August 16, 2009 With this exhibition of the Austrian artist Heimo Zobernig, the CAPC is carrying on the tradition of monographic projects devised for the spectacular nave of the Entrepôt. After studying set and scenery design in Vienna, Heimo Zobernig turned to art in the early 1980s. His early paintings involved different expressions of abstraction, ranging from the lyrical gesture to the serial geometric motif. His early sculptures […]

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Unfinished Business: Dutch Abstracts, Kunstverein Medienturm Graz, Austria

    Thomas Wildner, certain improbability, 1 move, 59 steps, 2006 May 9 — July 5, 2008 Kunstverein Medienturm in Graz presents the group show UNFINISHED BUSINESS – DUTCH ABSTRACTS. The exhibition with Dutch-based artists, working in the field of non-objective /abstract art, features as a second part of a duo exhibition, the first part being AUSTRIAN ABSTRACTS in Amsterdam, 2006. Nowadays, one can sense a new interest in modernism and its variants amongst younger […]

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Pedro Cabrita Reis: True Gardens #6 (Graz), Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria

    February 2 — May 18, 2008 Pedro Cabrita Reis’ works consist of commonplace surroundings, construction materials and architectural semantic appropriated from an existing reality and miraculously transformed into altars of an almost spiritual experience. Practicing his alchemy of the everyday, the artist turns the familiar into sublime, the trivial into a precious and valuable, achieving the noble levels of human perception, emotion and appreciation of the world.

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Maik & Dirk Löbbert: Der Schrank, der Teppich, die frühe Arbeit, die Kette + Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna, Austria

    September 11 — November 3, 2007  Art and reality – these are the two central poles in the work of Maik and Dirk Löbbert. Their aim: to break down the separation between the two areas so that they fluently merge to form one entity. Their works often consist of only minimal changes, hardly perceptible interventions which always adapt to their surroundings like a chameleon and therefore mostly first become visible on second glance. […]

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