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Bruce Nauman, Eat Death, 1972, Neon tubing with clear glass tubing suspension frame, 19.1 × 35.2 × 3.8 cm (EAT); 18.7 × 64.1 × 5.4 cm (DEATH), Private Collection, Courtesy of Sperone Westwater, New York © 2024 Bruce Nauman / Artists Rights Society (ARS)

US-born artist Bruce Nauman, one of the most influential artists working in the present day the first major exhibition of Nauman’s in Hong Kong will be held at Tai Kwun Contemporary from May 15th to August 18th, 2014.


Known for his broad range of works made in a variety of media from sculpture, photography, and video, to neon, drawing, printmaking, and performance, Nauman is widely recognised and admired as an “Artist’s Artist”. Part of Tai Kwun Contemporary’s series of major exhibitions spotlighting pioneering artists of our time, Bruce Nauman will be on view to the public features 35 works that traverse six decades of the artist’s career.

The Tai Kwun Contemporary exhibition, organised in collaboration with the Bruce Nauman Studio, highlights the artist’s wide-ranging practice and is based primarily on works from the François Pinault Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, as well as loans from Tate, The Museum of Modern Art (New York), Dia Art Foundation, The Sonnabend Collection Foundation, Sperone Westwater, New York, as well as other lenders. Situated in the unique architectural space of Tai Kwun Contemporary in the heart of Hong Kong, the exhibition features an extensive body of work from the artist, with the aim of highlighting the significance of Bruce Nauman’s work and its potential dialogue with the regional context of Asia.

Bruce Nauman
Curators: Carlos Basualdo, Caroline Bourgeois, Pi Li
Date: May 15th – August 18th, 2024
Hours: 11:00 – 19:00
Closed on Mondays (Except when Monday falls on a public holiday, in which case the galleries are closed on Tuesday)
Place: Tai Kwun Contemporary
Address: 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong

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