From June 10 to October 1, 2017, a total of some 30 new artistic productions will be on display all over the city space of Münster, covering the spectrum between sculpture and performative art in the urban space. Admission is free.
International ongoing exhibitions
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The Past, which opens April 8, will span 400 years and will illustrate man’s relationship with nature: from the powerful orchestration of the baroque garden, the mathematically constructed landscapes of neo-
The Present, which opens with The Future on June 3, will look at nature in the context of the modern city and will be based in an industrial site near the coast, as well as other sites across the city.
Fujiko Nakaya will create an immersive fog installation which will appear from the roof of the ARoS Aarhus Art Museum.
Danish artists’ group Superflex will present new work Investment Bank Flowerpot / Deutsche Bank Marijuana, 3D models of the corporate headquarters of 20 of the world’s largest investment banks, which will serve as flower pots for hallucinogenic plants.
Cyprien Gaillard will re-
Multidisciplinary designer Oscar Lhermitte will present Urban Stargazing, a project which brings the stars to city skies using illuminated light installations.
Elmgreen & Dragset’s Cruising Pavilion will stage the social conflict both between public and private spaces and between what is considered normal and deviating behaviour.
The Future will examine artistic responses to ecological change and will feature large-
Katharina Grosse will work with sprayed acrylic colours, creating a sculptural environment along the Aarhus coastline, her largest work to date spanning 4000 square metres covering breakwaters, grass, trees and the road.
Doug Aitken will present a live artwork which embraces the dichotomy between natural and man-
Simon Starling will work with the prehistoric material Urushi, a Japanese lacquer produced from tree sap.
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) will present SKUM, a cloud-
Meg Webster will present Concave Room for Bees, constructed using 300 cubic yards of fertile soil and covered with robust plantings of native grasses, flowers, and herbs.
The Past will feature works by Nicolas Poussin, Claude Lorrain, Antoine Watteau, Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael, John Constable, Caspar David Friedrich, Edvard Munch, Paul Gauguin, Pierre-
The Present will feature new commissions by Superflex, Cyprien Gaillard, Fujiko Nakaya, E. B. ITSO, Pia Sirén, Rune Bosse, and existing works by Ackroyd & Harvey, Elmgreen & Dragset, Ismar Cirkinagic, Mark Dion, and Oscar Lhermitte.
The Future will feature new commissions by Doug Aitken, Sarah Sze, Max Hooper Schneider, Katharina Grosse, Hans Rosenstrøm, Tomas Saraceno, Anssi Pulkkinen & Taneli Rautiainen, Simon Starling, Alicia Kwade, Henrik Menné, Tue Greenfort, and existing works by Bjarke Ingels (BIG), Meg Webster, and Rirkrit Tiravanija & Nikolaus Hirsch.
Exhibition 8 April -
Meg Webster, Concave Room for Bees, 2016. Courtesy of the artist, Socretes Sculpture Park and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.