Ken Lum, Hanoi Travel, 2000, 183 x 183 cm
Due to the great succes the exhibition is extended from May 28th. 2011 to June 18th. 2011.
L.A.Galerie Lothar Albrecht presents: ConText – Bild und Text
April 2nd until May 28th, 2011
This timely survey, beginning in the early twentieth century, attempts to address the use of text in modern and contemporary fine art as not simply the development of a formal property shared by a multitude of practitioners. Rather, it aims to present the appearance of text as representing a fundamental conceptual shift in art practise, wherein the production, motives and intent of works may be seen to be in part, of wholly, founded upon a linguistic basis. ...*
The exhibition brings together a group of works of different artists who have made words an essential feature in their work, among them are Liu Ding, Peter Hutchinson, Shen Liang, Ken Lum, John Hilliard, Bernard Faucon, Akos Czigany and more
* from “Art and Text”, by black dog publishing, London. A book about the art + text relationship worth to read. ISBN 978-1-906155-75-0