Bruce Nauman’s first art work using photography, “Flour Arrangements,” from 1966, initiates a far reaching change in the artistic use of photographic techniques. The artist, who influenced generations of fellow artists until today, uses the medium no longer to represent an existing reality. With the present work, he makes photography an accomplice in an extensive artistic process. Instead of a mere form of representation, the medium becomes a wide field of experimentation of artistic practice.
After having been exhibited from March 25 to July 17, 2016 in the exhibition “La Boîte de Pandore: Une autre photographie par Jan Dibbets” at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, the Raussmüller Collection is showing the exemplary work from October 28, 2016 on at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.
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