Exhibition:
"A Distanced View: One Aspect of Recent Art from Belgium, France, Germany, and Holland"
Date
September 26 - November 30 1986
Description

A Distanced View: One Aspect of Recent Art from Belgium, France, Germany, and Holland "The hype of German and Italian Neo-expressionism has obscured our awareness of the current state of affairs in other European countries and of artists working outside the dominant modes of painting and sculpture. A Distanced View: One Aspect of Recent Art From Belgium, France, Germany, and Holland seeks to redress this situation by introducing fourteen artists (including two collaborative teams) who have chosen a more hybrid approach with overlaps or crossovers between media. And while they by no means form a cohesive stylistic group, they do pursue a particular mode of inquiry distinct from the more emotional, and publicized, style of painting favored by the neo-expressionists. Theirs is a more distanced, mediated mode which shuns the personal signature or brush-stroke of the artist and places them within both the American conceptual and more specifically European heritage of Marcel Duchamp, René Magritte, Marcel Broodthaers, Joseph Beuys, and Daniel Buren."

Artists
New Museum curator
Copyright
Courtesy the artist and New Museum, New York
Identifier
806