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Events 09 | 2012

Fri September 14, 2012
Invitation to the Exhibition Opening
ARTandPRESS. Art. Truth. Reality.

An exhibition at ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art
Opening at ZKM_Foyer, 7 p.m., admission free

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As a medium, the newspaper has been an object of art since the mid-nineteenth century. Whether as tool for enlightenment or as an instrument of manipulation, artists have drawn on the medium in a number of ways and for several reasons, and to which they ascribe varying degrees of meaning. The exhibition “ARTandPRESS. Art. Truth. Reality” (September 15, 2012−March 10, 2013) presents around 50 artistic approaches, illustrating the network of links between journalism and art, and the ways in which artists draw on media for their creative production.

image: Gloria Friedmann: "L’envoyé special", 1995, collection of the artist © Gloria Friedmann, Courtesy Stiftung für Kunst und Kultur e.V. Bonn/ photo: Stefan Korte

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