Schaulager in Basel just opened a huge retrospective exhibition dedicated the the work of the American artist Bruce Nauman. Entitled “Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts” the exhibition chronologically presents Bruce Nauman’s video works, drawings, photographs, sculptures, neon pieces, and large-scale installations. The show spans five decades of the artist’s oeuvre and features key masterpieces as well as lesser-known works. As a world-premiere, the 3D video projection “Contrapposto Split” is on display. The exhibition also includes the monumental sculpture “Leaping Foxes” as well as the first ever showing in Europe of his recently created “Contrapposto Studies, i through vii”.
Bruce Nauman was born in the American Midwest in 1941. He lives and works in New Mexico. The retrospective “Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts” has been organized by the Laurenz Foundation, Schaulager Basel and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. The show at Schaulager Basel runs from 17th March to 26th August 2018.
Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts / Schaulager Basel. Press Preview, Münchenstein/Basel (Switzerland), March 15, 2018.
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