Exhibition View: Never Shown on Purpose | 4.11.16 – 14.1.17

Some images of our current exhibition Never Shown on Purpose.

Artists: Lizza May DavidSophia DomagalaJanine EggertSophie ErlundFrederik FoertStella GeppertIngo GerkenBenjamin GreberStephen KentIngo MittelstaedtTimo NasseriAgnieszka SzostekConstantinos TaliotisBenedikt Terwiel

Curated by Hannah Beck-Mannagetta & Ulrich Vogl

Photos by Eric Tschernow

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Never Shown on Purpose | 4.11.16 – 14.1.17

Within the artistic process works emerge that seem not to fit into the cosmos of an artist‘s practice. In the eyes of the maker, they have not yet been defined as an art work, or were determined as a study. In order to take a view behind the curtain, artists have been invited to propose a work they have never shown before for various reasons. Some of the works were never accepted as finished because they failed, looked overdrawn or simply appeared not good enough. Others, however, seemed too personal or intimate to show. What do unaccomplished and withheld works tell about the personality of the artist, the mechanisms of self versus external judgements, and the definition of artworks in general? Continue reading