Coverbild Fresh Widow. Fensterbilder seit Matisse und Duchamp
Fresh Widow. Fensterbilder seit Matisse und Duchamp
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Edited by: Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Foreword: Dr. Marion Ackermann
Texts by: Maria Müller-Schareck, Erich Franz, Peter Kropmanns, Isabelle Malz, Heinz Liesbrock, Melanie Vietmeier, Lisa Schmidt, John Yau, Rune Gade, Elke Bippus, Dr. Doris Krystof, Rolf Selbmann, Dr. Christoph Grunenberg, Dr. Stefan Gronert, Christian Müller, Hans Rudolf Reust, Ina Blom, Caroline Käding
Graphic Design: Sascha Simon Brenner, Sascha Lobe, L2M3 Stuttgart
May 2012 , 288 Pages , 0 Ills.
257mm x 194mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-3292-5
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| The window on the world, the window in the image
Formulated in 1434 by Leon Battista Alberti, the notion that a painting is like an open window influenced generations of painters. At the start of the twentieth century, the window, reduced to its framework, was employed as a motif and a symbol in order to test the function of painting as a means of reproduction. To the degree that the window is empty, its painted depiction denies us a perspective of the world. With Fresh Widow, the replica of a French window whose panes are covered in black leather, Marcel Duchamp postulated a farewell from illusionist painting in 1920. At the same time, it marked a new beginning. This publication reflects on the development of window painting in art through essays and monographic texts on artists such as Robert Delaunay, Henri Matisse, Marcel Duchamp, René Magritte, Ellsworth Kelly, Eva Hesse, Gerhard Richter, Günther Förg, and others. (English edition ISBN 978-3-7757-3293-2) Exhibition schedule: K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, March 31–August 12, 2012
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