Being or going to Stockholm, Sweden between 11th October 2014 and 18th January 2015?

Katarina-Fritsch_Elephant-hintlandThen go to Moderna Museet and see the work of Katharina Fritsch (b. 1956), Jeff Koons (b. 1955) – get more info at artsy, and Charles Ray (b. 1953). This three artists says have reinvented the traditions of their respectively art form, but it were different when they entered the art scene in the early 1980s. Their style they are known for today was not directly called “serious art” back then, but now… 😀

Ray Young

Charles Ray

A focused examination of thirteen masterworks, Sculpture After Sculpture begins with iconic works from the late 1980s and early ’90s that highlight the artists’ early relationships to the commodity and the readymade. The exhibition unfolds in a series of startling juxtapositions that trace the development of their practices from the found to the made, from the performed to the embodied. The show’s highlights include Koons’s celebrated Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988, a porcelain-and-gilt confection depicting the late Pop legend with his pet chimpanzee; Ray’s two-ton aluminum Tractor, 2005; and Fritsch’s acid-yellow apparition Madonnenfigur / Madonna, 1987, that famously materialized on a busy square in Münster, Germany, on the occasion of Skulptur Projekte Münster.

Jeff-Koons_BallonDog-hintlandRead more here.

Jack Bankowsky is the curator of the exhibition with assistance from Jo Widoff.



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