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Louise Bourgeois: <EM>Cell XXVI</EM> (detail), 2003Photo: Christopher Burke
Louise Bourgeois: Cell XXVI (detail), 2003
Photo: Christopher Burke
Louise Bourgeois: Structures of Existence: The Cells
HUMLEBÆK, DENMARK  •  Louisiana Museum of Modern Art  •  13 October 2016 - 26 February 2017
 

The term cell plays on all the meanings of the word – from prison cell to monk’s cell to the smallest biological units of the body. Each work is an independent spatial unit filled with carefully arranged objects which in inter­action with cell walls of glass, wire mesh or old doors create sensory, psychologically tense scenarios. As always with Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), her personal history, pain and passion are the starting point for the works, which at a general level are about the familiar connection between body, architecture, objects and memory.

The exhibition occupies the entire South Wing of Louisiana and features 25 Cells on loan from collections all over the world as well as a selection of smaller sculptures, paintings and drawings.



Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Website


Contact: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Gl. Strandvej 13
DK-3050 Humlebæk
Denmark
Tel: (45) 49 19 07 19

Daniel Richter: <EM>Tarifa</EM>, 2001 (detail)
Daniel Richter: Tarifa, 2001 (detail)
Daniel Richter: Lonely Old Slogans
HUMLEBÆK, DENMARK  •  Louisiana Museum of Modern Art  •  8 September 2016 - 8 January 2017
 

German artist Daniel Richter (b. 1962) arrived on the art scene in the 1990s with a highly expressive abstract formal idiom that evoked associations with his earliest artistic career as a designer of for instance album covers for a number of punk rock bands in Germany of the 1980s. Since the years around the turn of the century, however, Richter has exclusively painted figurative pictures, often described – also by himself – as a kind of new history painting. But they lack any reproduction of the specific historical events; the pictures seek rather to capture a particular contemporary spirit, marked by the death of the great political utopias.

Richter’s paintings are both thematically and formally related to German Expressionism and painters such as Max Beckmann (1884-1950) and George Grosz (1893-1959), who in the years before World War II painted acerbic, humorous and profoundly socially critical, allegorical pictures. Daniel Richter takes a similar approach to painting, which according to him is always ideologically positioned in relation to the surrounding world.



Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Website


Contact: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Gl. Strandvej 13
DK-3050 Humlebæk
Denmark
Tel: (45) 49 19 07 19



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