Monica Bonvicini: Bet Your Sweet Life at Max Hetzler Berlin

On the occasion of this year’s Gallery Weekend Berlin Galerie Max Hetzler presents an exhibition of recent work by Italian born, Berlin based artist Monica Bonvicini. Monica Bonvicini was born in Venice, Italy, in 1965. She lives and works in Berlin.

Her solo show at Max Hetzler titled “Bet Your Sweet Life” features Scale of Things (to come) (2010) an interactive staircase made of metal chains and tubes which will offer a view of the gallery space from above, the video No Head Man (2009), photographs, collages and different series of small spray-drawings and large scale drawings from the series Hurricane and Other Catastrophes. (both 2008/09). The centerpiece of the exhibition is Light Me Black, a large sculpture made of bright white fluorescent tubes.

Monica Bonvicini had numerous solo and group exhibitions in museums and institutions such as Emscherkunst, Essen (2010); The Art Institute of Chicago (2009); Museion, Bolzano (2009); 53rd Venice Biennale (2009); in August 2010 she will have a solo show at Museum Fridericianum Kassel and 2011 at Kunsthaus Graz.

Monica Bonvicini: Bet Your Sweet Life at Max Hetzler Berlin. The exhibition runs until June 5, 2010. April 30, 2010.

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