Saturday, 28 July 2012

Fresh Widow

I went to K20 today to see a very interesting exhibition Fresh Widow: Fenster-Bilder seit Matisse und Duchamp (Window Paintings since Matisse and Duchamp).  Of course, I was drawn by its apparent architectural connection to the window.

Marcel Duchamp at K20, Düsseldorf 2012:


René Magritte at K20, Düsseldorf 2012:


Brice Marden at K20, Düsseldorf 2012:


Isa Genzken at K20, Düsseldorf 2012:


Olafur Eliasson's presence at the show alone is already worth the visit.  His installations Window Projection, Your Roundabout Movie and Seeing Yourself Seeing are the best of the show.


Video from 's youtube channel

Other outstanding works include those by Gerhard Richter, Ellsworth Kelly, Josef Albers and Sabine Hornig.  I want to share here the picture of a window I took a couple of years ago in Köln:

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