samedi 15 janvier 2011

Hanne Darboven - Lecture at Dia:Chelsea

"Josephine Meckseper on Hanne Darboven"
Artists on Artists Lecture Series at Dia:Chelsea

Monday, April 4, 2011, 6:30pm
535 West 22nd Street
New York City

Josephine Meckseper was born in 1964 in Lilienthal, Germany, and currently lives in New York. Among her many solo exhibitions are recent presentations at Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana (2009); The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Texas (2009); migros museum für gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland (2009); and Museum of Modern Art, New York (2008).

Hanne Darboven. Kulturgeschichte 1880-1983. Installation view at Dia:Beacon.
Photo credit: Cathy Carver.

This monumental work consists of 1,589 panels of uniform size and format. The work transcribes epochs of time and text into schematic, visual symbols, tracing one hundred years of history with images that include texts and vast numbers of photographs and postcards, many bearing handwritten notes and quotations.

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