International 2011 Archives
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (Germany)
To coincide with the exhibition by Tomás Saraceno in the gallery's historical central hall, an array of sculptures, photographs, film works and paintings will be on show in the Rieckhallen that all in some way bear references to architecture.
The thematic exhibition features works from both the Friedrich Christian Flick Collection and the Nationalgalerie's own collections and is enriched by a few select loans. Together, these works illustrate the diverse ways in which artists have worked at the cross-
Works by Absalon, Jürgen Albrecht, Carl Andre, Sophie Calle, Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani, Peter Fischli / David Weiss, Thomas Florschuetz, Isa Genzken, Dan Graham, Mika Taanila, Rachel Khedoori, Sol LeWitt, Gordon Matta-
Four visionary architects once active in Germany are featured in the display cases situated between halls 2 and 3. These include Bruno Taut and Wenzel Hablik, with their designs for crystal and domed buildings dating from the early modernist period, as well as Frei Otto and Ludwig Leo, who in their own way combined functionalism with a pictorial quality in the architecture of the second half of the last century. This parallel display helps illustrate the importance of visionary architecture on the dialogue between art and architecture over the course of the 20th century.
Curated by Gabriele Knapstein
Exhibition September 16, 2011 -
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Right : Peter Fischli / David Weiss, Turm, 1984, Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof © Peter Fischli / David Weiss. Foto: Thomas Bruns
Below, left : Thomas Florschuetz, Ohne Titel (Palast) 53, 2006 © VG Bild-
Below, right : Thomas Schütte, Haus 3 (Haus für zwei Freunde), 1983, Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof © Stefan Altenburger, Zürich; Künstlerrechte: VG Bild-