THEATRE OF THE WORLD

NEWSText: julie morikawa

Jimmie Durham, Alpine Substance on Wolfsburg Construction, 2007

The collection of the migros museum of contemporary art Zuric, “Theatre of the World” exhibition will be held at the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein from May 27th  – September 4th.

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The exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein is based on the motif of the ‘Theatre of the World’, inspired by the piece of the same name by German concept artist Hanne Darboven. The selection of works and the arrangement of the exhibition aim to address the theme in a manner that is both unforced and sensual. The objective is to engage what at first sight seem like scarcely compatible works in a fruitful dialogue by the use of the ‘Theatre of the World’ theme so that their interplay links them into a large associative narrative.

On show will be works by John Baldessari, Maurizio Cattelan, Sylvie Fleury, Gilbert & George, Douglas Gordon, Fabrice Gygi, Thomas Hirschhorn, Jannis Kounellis, Juan Muñoz, Bruce Nauman, Ugo Rondinone, Markus Schinwald, Katja Strunz, and others.

THEATRE OF THE WORLD. The collection ‘migros museum für gegenwartskunst’, Zurich
Date: May 27th  – September 4th, 2011
Open: Tue&Wed&Fri 12:00-18:00 / Thu 12:00-20:00 / Sat&Sun 11:00-17:00
Place: Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst
Address: Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zurich
Tel: +41 44 277 20 50
http://www.migrosmuseum.ch

Text: julie morikawa

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