The Daimler Art Collection is pleased to announce the exhibition Minimalism in Germany. The Sixties II at Daimler Contemporary, Potsdamer Platz, in Berlin. The first exhibition in the Minimalism in Germany 1960s series in 2010 comprehensively showed major trends in reduced, abstract 1960s art in Germany from the Daimler Art Collection.
Charlotte Posenenske, Vierkantrohre Serie D, 1967 (Reconstruction 2009) March 12 – May 30, 2010 The initial exhibition at Daimler Contemporary in 2010 will show major 1960s trends in German abstract art from the Daimler Art Collection: Constructivism, Zero, Minimal Art, Concept and Seriality. Starting with 1950s predecessors – such as Josef Albers, Norbert Kricke and Siegfried Cremer – the show considers abstract art developments in the cities of Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Krefeld, Stuttgart, Berlin and Munich, [...]
Installation view September 12, 2009 – February 28, 2010 ‘Drawing Sculpture’ is presenting a selection from the Daimler Art Collection’s wide-ranging holdings of works on paper for the first time, complemented by sculptures, videos and picture objects. About 60 works by 28 artists are being shown, dating from about 1960 to the present day. In each case the presentation will stage dialogues between classical Minimalist positions from the 1960s and international contemporary art. The exhibition [...]
Domnick Foundation in the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 1952 March 7 — June 1, 2008 The Daimler Collection is pleased to announce the exhibition “Classical Modern II” at Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. The “Classical : Modern I” exhibition, 2006, largely presented concrete and constructive tendencies in the Daimler Collection from Classical Modernism up to the post-war art period, while the second part of the series intends to introduce the complementary areas [...]
Nic Hess, König Gerrit [King Gerrit], 2007 (detail) September 21, 2007 — January 27, 2008 The Daimler Art Collection presents the exhibition Minimalism and Applied I at Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. The exhibition explores the relationship that exists between minimalist formal language and applied art. As the subtitle of the exhibition suggests these ‘transfers’ can be useful for imagination, association and play. Our exhibition at the same time represents the [...]
Andrea Zittel (foreground), Sylvan Lionni (back wall), Danica Phelps (right) September 21 — January 7, 2007 The artists engaged in minimalist, reduced aesthetics – from Josef Albers’ time as a lecturer at the Bauhaus in the 1920s through to contemporary positions, from Franz Erhard Walther and Heimo Zobernig through to Andrea Zittel and Leonor Antunes – have always worked on the transfer of their rigorous artistic concepts to the applied arts. These ‘transfers’ can [...]