Salzburg; Anthony Cragg at art project Krauthügel; Ana Mendieta at Museum der Moderne Salzburg; “Manners of Matter” at Kunstverein and more…

by Venetia Kapernekas

A beautiful day at Salzburg invited by Ropac gallery.  The day started with a beautiful ceremony of the art project Krauthügel at Salzburg, three new sculptures “mixed feelings runner point of view” by Anthony Cragg  (Ropac gallery in cooperation with the Salzburg Foundation)

(June 6th, 2014  thru Sept 29, 2014)

all photos @VK

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next at the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, to see what is possible the most comprehensive retrospective in the German-speaking world, and in Austria, the first dedicated to the internationally renowned artist Ana Mendieta. The exhibition presents an overview, with roughly 150 central works in diverse media ranging from photography, film, and sculpture thorough to drawing.

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a beautiful piece by James Turrel “Sky-Space”, 2006 , Würth Collection outside piece at the Museum Der Moderne

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I continued to Salzburger Kunstverein, where a curatorial exhibition “Manners of Matter” curated by Chris Sharp.

Sculpture is something you bump into when you back up to look at painting”

Ad Reinhardt 

‘Manners of Matter’ draws upon a few works of art frhttp://www.salzburger-kunstverein.atom different epochs of the twentieth century as well as more contemporary positions in order to engage what could be considered the most fleeting and mutable form of materiality in a digital age, the body. The exhibition takes Ad Reinhardt’s famous quip as its point of departure and stands it on its head in order to consider issue of materiality and corporeality, transience and presence….

artists: Ester Kläss, Bruce McLean, Alina Szapocznikow, Michael Dean, Jean-Luc Moulene, Ulla von Brandenburg, Köji Enokura, Constantin Brancusi, Shimabuku

photos@Salzburger Kunstverein


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a short brake for  coffee at the cafe Kult,  at Kunstverein with the lovely view.

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and continue at Villa Kast, Ropac gallery for the preview opening of Ilya & Emilia Kabakov

“Paintings about the Sun” , June 6-July 12, 2014



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and enjoyed a drink at the Villa Kast garden

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