ROBERT MANGOLD, Recent Paintings & Works on Paper
Robert Mangold, born in 1937 in North Tonawanda, New York, had his first showing in Switzerland in a solo exhibition at the Annemarie Verna Gallery back in 1973. This also constituted one of the artist's first exhibitions in Europe. In the years since, the gallery has shown new groups of works on a regular basis. Now for the ninth time, a presentation of new pieces gives art lovers the opportunity to vividly experience an important step in the work of this outstanding artist personality. All works were created in view of this exhibition.
The special thing about this premiere is that a group of works has been created, following a hiatus from creative activity, that introduces a striking new motif of form. This is an impetus and trigger for decisions and strategies that are developed and broadened in a series of paintings and works on paper. The diversity and unity of this complex of works, entitled and described by the artist as 'Curled Figure Works', is established through this both strange and familiar linear arabesque. A marked painterly delicacy characterizes the surfaces of both the paintings and the pastels.
Robert Mangold is a painter who does his work deliberately and reflectively. This 'doing' is a creative process and a means of discovery and perception. A tool to achieve the work and continue the working process within self-set parameters.
Joseph Egan is showing the exhibition ‘live long day’ from September 8 through November 4 at Carmen Weber’s Galerie am See in Zug.
Rita McBride is featured at the De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art in Tilburg, Holland, with an overview of works from September 8, 2001, through January 6, 2002.
Richard Tuttle’s work group 'Perceived Obstacles' is on view at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin starting September 23.
Celebrating 20 Years of Neptunstrasse 42
March 14 to July 6, 2013
The Use of Time
Published by Kunsthaus Zug, Preface Matthias Haldemann, Text Marco Obrist ger/eng 36 pages, 30 colored images, Hatje Cantz Verlag / Kunsthaus Zug
Birth of Romanticism Drawings
Peter Blum Edition New York Annemarie Verna Edition Zurich Richter Verlag, Dusseldorf
Dan Flavin - Lights, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, March 16 – August 18, 2013
Andreas Christen - Lumineux ! Dynamique ! Espace et vision dans l’art de nos jours à 1913, Galerie Nationale du Grand-Palais, Paris, April 9 – July 29, 2013
Forrest Bess - Seeing the Invisible, The Menil Collection Houston, TX, April 11 – August 18, 2013
Joseph Egan - A Coat of Many Colors, Gartenflügel Kulturelles Forum, Ziegelbrücke, April 27 – May 26, 2013
Rita McBride - lonelyfingers Konversationsstücke,
March 17th – June 2nd, 2013,
Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach