Wildnis

Wilderness

Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

01 November 2018 - 03 February 2019

The search for the last open spaces, the expe­di­tion as an artistic medium, and post-human visions of a world devoid of people char­ac­terize the works of many contem­po­rary artists along­side the rene­go­ti­a­tion of the rela­tion­ship between indi­vidual and beast. With impor­tant pieces by some 30 artists – from Henri Rousseau to the present day – it not only sheds light on the phenom­enon of the wilder­ness in terms of iconog­raphy, but also shows it as a prin­ciple and motor of artistic creative work. The “wilder­ness” has always also served as a projec­tion surface for anything that was different and foreign, for the longing for a primor­dial life beyond the bound­aries of civi­liza­tion.

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Issue

01 November 2018

Publisher

Schirn-Kunsthalle

Editor

Schlicht, Esther

Details

Hardback, 196 pages

ISBN

978-3-7356-0521-4

Language

German, English

Category

Group Exhibitions

Notes

Published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Wilderness', Schirn-Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 01/11/2018-03/02/2019.

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Tiger Mentioned: pp. 27, 195
Illustrated: p. 4+5 (colour)
Himalaya Mentioned: pp. 195
Discussed: pp. 22
Illustrated: p. 47 (colour)
Mountain Ranges Discussed: pp. 22
Illustrated: p. 46 (colour)

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31 October 2018

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German

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21 November 2018

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German

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Zähne fletschen vor der Kunst: In der Frankfurter Schau «Wildnis» kann man grosse Werke entdecken Haas, Daniel 2018

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Deutsche Welle

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01 November 2018

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German

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Ausstellung 'Wildnis': Kunsthalle Schirn widmet sich der Faszination der Natur Mund, Heike 2018

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Deutsche Welle

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02 November 2018

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English

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