Isa Genzken: Retrospective is the first comprehensive retrospective of this artist’s epically diverse body of work in an American museum, and the largest to date. Genzken is arguably one of the most important and influential artists of the past thirty years. The exhibition encompasses her work in all mediums over the past forty years and includes nearly two hundred works, many of which will be on view in the United States for the first time.
Admission is FREE
Isa Genzken: Retrospective is organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. The presentation is made possible by TWO X TWO for AIDS and Art, an annual fundraising event that jointly benefits amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and the Dallas Museum of Art, the Contemporary Art Initiative, and the Gay and Lesbian Fund for Dallas. Air transportation provided by American Airlines.
Images:Images: Isa Genzken, Bild (Painting), 1989, concrete and steel, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Susan and Leonard Feinstein and an anonymous donor. © 2012 The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Jonathan Muzikar, © Isa Genzken; Isa Genzken, Rot-gelb-schwarzes Doppelellipsoid 'Zwilling' (Red-yellow-black Double Ellipsoid “Twin”), 1982, lacquered wood, two parts, Collection of the artist, Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin, © Isa Genzken; Isa Genzken, MLR, 1992, lacquer on canvas, Lonti Ebers, New York, Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin, © Isa Genzken; Isa Genzken, Hospital (Ground Zero), 2008, metal tray dolly, plastic flowers in spray-painted vase, ribbon, metal, mirror foil, synthetic polymer paint on fabric, shot glasses, fiberboard, and casters, Collection Charles Asprey, Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin, © Isa Genzken; Isa Genzken, New Buildings for Berlin, 2004, glass and silicone on wood pedestal, four parts, Kravis Collection, Courtesy David Zwirner Gallery, New York/London, © Isa Genzken; Isa Genzken, Fuck the Bauhaus #4, 2000, plywood, Plexiglas, plastic slinky, clipboards, aluminum light shade, flower petals, tape, printed paper, shells, and model tree, Private Collection, Turin, Courtesy AC Project Room, New York, © Isa Genzken