On Paper

Installation view of On Paper, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

July 9 – September 3, 2016

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the summer group exhibition On Paper, highlighting several generations of artists innovating at the intersection of reductive abstraction and paper. The exhibition will feature a single work by seventeen established artists from the United States, Germany, New Zealand, and United Kingdom.

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Hartmut Böhm in Related Lines, Dr. Julius | AP, Berlin, Germany

Related Lines: Hartmut Böhm & Matthew Deleget, Dr. Julius | AP, Berlin, Germany

dr. julius | ap is pleased to announce that the two-person exhibition RELATED LINES featuring Hartmut Böhm and Matthew Deleget. The two artists create a dynamic tension by belonging to different generations, as well as to European and American traditions of minimal concrete art and related cultural references.

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Hartmut Böhm in The Art of Zero, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

The Art of Zero, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

In the late 1950s Düsseldorf-based artists Heinz Mack and Otto Piene debuted their vision of a new aesthetic that attempted to re-harmonize the relationship between humankind and nature in the wake of the devastation of World War II. In a deliberate move away from Expressionism, they proposed starting with a clean slate to create a “new art for a new age.”

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Hartmut Böhm in Minimalism in Germany, The Sixties II: Abstraction and Seriality, Zero, Concrete Tendencies and Sculpture as Action, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Franz Erhard Walther

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.

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Hartmut Böhm in Raw Materials: Vom Baumarkt ins Museum, Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt, Germany

Raw Materials: Vom Baumarkt ins Museum, Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt, Germany

Raw Materials: Vom Baumarkt ins Museum, Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt, Germany

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MINUS SPACE en Oaxaca: Panorama de 31 artistas internacionales, Multiple Cultural Venues, Oaxaca, Mexico

Jan van der Ploeg, Wall Painting No. 329 Tribute, 2012, Acrylic on wall, 476 x 3260cm; Installation view at Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca Juárez (IAGO), Oaxaca, Mexico

Organized by artists Matthew Deleget (New York) and Emi Winter (Oaxaca), the exhibition MINUS SPACE en Oaxaca: Panorama de 31 artistas internacionales features 31 reductive artists from around the world associated with MINUS SPACE in Brooklyn, New York.

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Hartmut Böhm in Construction in Process 1981 – the community that came?, Museum Stzuki, Lodz, Poland

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The project Construction in Process 1981 – the community that came? refers to the legendary international exhibition opened in Łódź almost two months before martial law was introduced. Artists from Łódź, representing various art disciplines, invited 54 leading artists from all over the world to partake in the show and create art works here, on the spot.

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Hartmut Böhm solo exhibition Juxtaposition, 5x6x9 Gallery, Berlin, Germany

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Hartmut Böhm Progression gegen Unendlich mit 30°, 1985 Steel, 240 x 190.5 x 8 cm October 29, 2010 – February 20, 2011 Since his beginnings with “Nouvelle Tendence” during the 1960s Hartmut Böhm, is challenging the structures and border zones of Constructive and Concrete Art in his precise and consequent manner for almost 50 years. Böhm is one of the internationally most renowned German artists in this field. His concept is called “Progressionen gegen Unendlich” [progression towards […]

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Hartmut Böhm: Graphic Systems, Prints 1965-1975

Hartmut Böhm, Untitled, 1972, Silkscreen on paper, 50 x 50 cm, Edition 16/23, Private Collection

May 8 - June 12, 2010

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce the exhibition Hartmut Böhm: Graphic Systems, Prints 1965-1975. This is the Berlin-based artist’s first solo exhibition in New York City and it will feature ten silkscreen prints produced between 1965 and 1975.

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Hartmut Böhm solo exhibition Wandarbeiten, Museum Gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf, Germany

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Installation view Photo: Alistair Overbruck April 11 – June 27, 2010 SYSTEM MIT ÜBERRASCHUNGEN “Böhm verbirgt nichts, verschleiert nichts und breitet alles unmittelbar vor dem Besucher aus, doch die eigenwillige Verbindung von rigoroser Ordnung und ständiger Wandelbarkeit, Muster und Variation, Volumen und Leere aktiviert den gesamten Raum und ist schließlich von einer ausgesprochen kathartischen Wirkung.” –Gregory Volk, Stiftung für konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen, 2000

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Hartmut Böhm in Minimalism Germany 1960s, Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Berlin, Germany

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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, […]

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Hartmut Böhm solo exhibition Wandzeichnung, Bartha Contemporary, London, United Kingdom

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Installation view December 4, 2009 – January 17, 2010 Bartha Contemporary presents a solo exhibition by German artist Hartmut Böhm (b. 1938). The artist’s second solo show with the gallery entitled ‘Wandzeichnungen’ will showcase site-specific wall drawings, a key aspect in the artist’s oeuvre. Hartmut Böhm’s investigation of geometric abstraction is routed in a continued interest in the core values of European ‘Konkrete’ Art. Despite the fact that Böhm is not a dogmatist, his use […]

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Hartmut Böhm in Drawing Sculpture: Drawing, Sculpture, Video from the Daimler Art Collection, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

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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 […]

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Hartmut Böhm, Walter Leblanc, Klaus Staudt: Works from the 1960s to 2008, Bartha Contemporary, London, United Kingdom

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  Klaus Staudt Weiss-Graue Modulation 2, 1978  157 x 80 x 7cm February 5 – March 7, 2009 Bartha Contemporary is pleased to announce the forthcoming group exhibition of works by Hartmut Böhm (DE 1938 – ) Walter Leblanc (BE 1931 – 1986) and Klaus Staudt (DE 1932 – ). The exhibition will showcase selected works from the 1960s to the present day. Routed in the tradition of geometric abstraction all three artists played a […]

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Minus Space at P.S.1 Extended

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  Installation in cafe space Exhibition in cafe space continues until May 2009. (Boiler Room exhibition closed on January 26, 2009.)     MINUS SPACE Curated by Phong Bui P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center A Museum of Modern Art Affiliate Long Island City, NY   The exhibition is curated by artist, Brooklyn Rail publisher, and P.S.1. Curatorial Advisor Phong Bui, and includes the work of 54 artists from 14 countries. The exhibition marks MINUS SPACE’s 5th anniversary. […]

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Minus Space, Curated by Phong Bui, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center / A Museum of Modern Art Affiliate, Long Island City, NY

Daniel Göttin

October 19, 2008 - May 4, 2009

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce our exhibition at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, an affiliate of The Museum of Modern Art in New York. P.S.1 is one of the oldest and largest non-profit arts centers in the United States solely devoted to contemporary art. The exhibition is curated by artist, Brooklyn Rail publisher, and P.S.1. Curatorial Advisor Phong Bui, and includes the work of 54 artists from 14 countries. The exhibition marks MINUS SPACE's 5th anniversary.

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Hartmut Böhm featured in Stretching a Point, edited by Willi Otremba, Kunstlerhaus Dortmund, 2007

    Stretching a Point, a new catalog published on the occasion of the show “perplex” with documentation of the shows “ich sehe was, was du nicht siehst” and “inner spaces” and relating to the show “the other sight”.  Edited by MS artist Willi Otremba. Cover image by MINUS SPACE artist Hartmut Böhm.  Hardcover, 144 pages, printed by Kettler, ISBN 978-3-939825-80-7.

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Hartmut Böhm featured in Minimalism and After, Tradition and Tendencies of Minimalism from 1950 to the Present, New Acquisitions for the DaimlerChrysler Collection 2000-2006

Purchase on Amazon.com Conceived by Renate Wiehager of the DaimlerChrylser Collection, this new publication provides a much needed, more thorough overview of reductive art  practices — in both Europe and the United States — than previously published.  300 works by 150 artists, including MS artists Hartmut Böhm, Sylvan Lionni, Jan van der Ploeg, and Michael Zahn.  Buy this book.

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Hartmut Böhm interview with Matthew Deleget

Hartmut Bohm interview with Matthew Deleget, MINUS SPACE

Hartmut Böhm, Quadratrelief 32, 1968 Plexiglas, 127 x 127 x 5.5 cm Peter C. Ruppert Collection Museum im Kultur-speicher, Würzburg, Germany The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in February 2004 in conjunction with Hartmut Böhm’s spotlight exhibition. Matthew Deleget: I would like to begin our interview – your first published in English – with a brief discussion of the art climate in Germany directly following World War II. You were born in Kassel, […]

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