EBERHARD HAVEKOST "AKADEMOS"

NEWSText: Satsuki Miyanishi

© Eberhard Havekost, Fast Food 1, B13, 2013, Courtesy Eberhard Havekost and Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Photo: Werner Lieberknecht.

The Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst is pleased to present a solo exhibition by artist and professor Eberhard Havekost, as part of the Akademos series.

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Havekost seeks to reflect the world, civilization, architecture, mass consumption and the behaviour of our media-dominated society in a variety of painterly ways. Based on his own collection of digital photographic material of people, objects or landscapes, as relics of our civilization, Havekost alters the images on the computer, and liberates them from their original context before integrating them into his work. The resulting paintings consistently interrogate the authenticity of our first-glance perception and sensitize the viewer to the subjectivity of our media-driven world. The exhibition will be accompanied by a comprehensive book.

Eberhard Havekost “Akademos”
Date: July 12th – October 20th, 2013
Opening hours: 11:00 – 18:00 (Wednesday from 14:00)
Closed on Monday, Tuesday
Opening Reception: July 11th 19:00
Place: Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst (MKM)
Address: Innenhafen (Inner Harbour), Philosophenweg 55, D – 47051 Duisburg, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)203 30 19 48 11
http://www.museum-kueppersmuehle.de

Text: Satsuki Miyanishi

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