artists & participants
a major loan exhibition, will present
critical analysis of major tendencies
in the art of
today. Acknowledging the absence
single dominant style,
production, revealing its high quality and extraordinary vitality.
The exhibition will survey
recent tendency towards expressionism
Davida Allen, Martin Disler, Jiri Georg Dokoupil,
Rainer Fetting, Roberto Juarez and Susan Rothenberg, as well as other aspects of the current aesthetic. These include
the renewed interest in allegory and metaphor (with works by Georg Baselitz, Roger Brown, J<5rg Immendorff, Vitaly
Komar and Alexander Melamid, Nino Longobardi, Carlo Maria Mariani, Malcolm Morley and Dario Vi11 alba, among others); narrative (appearing in the work of such artists as Mac Adams, Robert Adrian, Ida Applebroog, Eric Fischl, Nicholas Africano and Jean Le Gac); and humor (as represented in works by artists such as Jean Charles Blais, General Idea,
Steve Gianakos, Carl Frederik Reutersward, Mark Tansey and Riduan Tomkins).
The exhibition will explore
Amenoff, Toni Grand,
Kirkeby, Katherine Porter
Toon Verhoef, among others,
in lush patterning and decorativeness, as depicted in works by such artists as Patrick Saytour, Robert Kushner,
Kim MacConnel, Claude Viallat and Robert Zakanitch.
Abakanowicz, Siah Armajani, Barry Flanagan, Richard Deacon,
Tom Otterness, Didier Vermeiren, Christopher Wilmarth
and Gilberto Zorio, will provide a counterpart to the concerns of current painting, and will illustrate the continuing independence and specificity of the sculptural tradition. Emphasizing the full range of recent artistic
achievement, the exhibition will include many previously
unfamiliar works from many institutions and collections in the United States and abroad.
Giovanni Anselmo, Jonathan Borofsky,
Howard Hodgkin, Markus Lupertz, Robert Moskowitz, A.R. Penck, Joel Shapiro and John Walker, while others are very young, relatively unknown artists who are at the beginning of their careers.
In all, 17 countries will be represented. They are: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Great Britain, India, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States and West Germany.