Two artists, two generations of rather differing provenance: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is dedicating a comprehensive exhibition to the surprising and previously largely overlooked affinities in the work byAlberto Giacometti (1901–1966) and Bruce Nauman (b. 1941). Drawings, photographs, videos, sculptures and large-scale installations by the US multimedia artist will enter into an exciting dialogue with selected sculptures and paintings by the Swiss sculptor. Read more.
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Wall-Floor Positions (film still; 1968), Bruce Nauman. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016
La Main © Alberto Giacometti Estate (Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti + ADAGP) Paris, 2016
Poke in the eye/nose/ear 3/8/94 Edit (1994), Bruce Nauman. Collection Walker Art Center, Minneapolis T.B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1994 © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016
Marching Figure (1985), Bruce Nauman. Courtesy of Sperone Westwater © VG Bild-Kunst 2016
Exhibition view of ‘Giacometti-Nauman’ at the Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, 2016. Photo: Norbert Miguletz
Portrait of Bruce Nauman. Photo © Jason Schmidt 2009