: ZKM :: Artikel :: May 23rd, 2011


:::::: OPENING HOURS :::

Museum of Contemporary Art: Mon, Tue closed | Wed - Fri 10am-6pm, Sat - Sun 11am-6pm, Ascension Day, June 2nd: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
The Media Museum will be partially closed for reconstruction works
from May 9th to June 17th, 2011
Media Library, Library: Mon closed | Tue - Sun 11am-7pm
Shop: Mon, Tue closed | Wed - Sun 11am-6pm
ZetKaeM Restaurant: Mon closed | Opening hours see »» here

:::::: EVENTS :::

3D–Festival BEYOND – 3Days of Dimensions :: From 27 to 29 May 2011, Karlsruhe will host the world’s first international 3D Festival BEYOND. In addition to current productions and trends in stereoscopic cinema and made for TV films, as well as the development of 3D-gaming, BEYOND will show installations and performances by artists in the area of 3D projection media projecting. The festival focuses on both optical and acoustic perception ⁄⁄ more
[BEYOND – 3Days of Dimensions | May 27–29, 2011 | ZKM and other venues]

:::::: OPENINGS :::

Bill Bollinger. The Retrospective :: In the outgoing 1960s, Bill Bollinger (1939–1988) was among the most prominent sculptors of his time. Slipping into obscurity from around the mid 1970s on, he no longer figured as a presence in the international art world. The exhibition, initially on display at the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, and to be shown presently at the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, is the first retrospective aiming to rediscover the complexity, radicality and intensity characteristic of the artist's oeuvre ⁄⁄ more
[Bill Bollinger – The Retrospective | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, May 28th–Sept 25th, 2011 | Opening: Fri, May 27th, 2011, 6 p.m.]

Lee Bontecou. Insights :: North American artist, Lee Bontecou, is to be honored for the first time since over thirty years with an exhibition in Europe. On the occasion of her 80th birthday, the ZKM provides a glimpse into the artist's innovative work during the 1960s. It was her extraordinary three-dimensional wall art that made Bontecou – as one of the few women contemporaries in the art scene – a central female artist. The exhibition, Lee Bontecou. Insights, displays a selection of her internationally recognized works of the 1960s ⁄⁄ more
[Lee Bontecou. Insights | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, May 28th–Sept 25th, 2011 | Opening: Fri, May 27th, 2011, 6 p.m.]

:::::: CATALOGUES :::

Catalogue out now: Robert Wilson Video Portraits :: The styles of high and pop culture come together with the classical and new media in Robert Wilson's video portraits. The personalities they present refer in part to their own biographical details, but also to sources in cultural history. Eds: Peter Weibel, Harald Falckenberg, and Matthew Shattuck, with texts in German in English by Robert Wilson, Peter Weibel, Nicola Suthor, Ali Hossaini, Noah Khoshbin, and Matthew Shattuck. ISBN: 978-3-86560-850-5 ⁄⁄ more


Global Window – Monthly Guest Author :: In her essay on David Goldblatt’s Intersections series, art historian Anne Linden analyzes different displays of his photographs, and their contextualization; a contextualization within art historical discourse regarding the role of documentary photography, and against the background of the socio-political setting of South Africa during and after Apartheid ⁄⁄ more

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