COMMON AFFAIRS - Revisiting the VIEWS - Contemporary Art from Poland

Published by: Deutsche Bank KunstHalle | 8-Aug-2016
From July 21 to October 30, 2016, the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle and the Polish Institute Berlin are presenting contemporary art from Poland under the title "COMMON AFFAIRS." The exhibition is a cooperation project between the KunstHalle and ZachÄ™ta "“ National Gallery of Art. Installations, sculptures, videos, and works on paper by 16 artists are on view at both Berlin exhibition venues. #DBKunstHalle
Address: Unter den Linden 13/15, 10117 Berlin
Date: 21.07. - 30.10.2016
Time: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Ticket: Adults: 4 €, Reduced Rate: 3 €, Children and Youth under 18: Admission free, School classes: Admission free, School classes with guided tours: Admission free, Groups up to 20: 35 €, Monday: Admission free
COMMON AFFAIRS is a project of the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, the Polish Institute Berlin, and ZachÄ™ta "“ National Gallery of Art in Warsaw. All of the participating artists were nominated for or won the VIEWS Award. The exhibition touches on the history and impact of the prize initiated by Deutsche Bank and ZachÄ™ta, which today is the most important award for contemporary Polish art.

Against this backdrop, the curators, Julia Kurz (Leipzig) and Stanisław Welbel (Warsaw), along with the participating artists, explore the freedoms and discourse public and private sponsorship permits. Additionally, the different artistic positions in the show comment on developments since the political upheaval in Poland in 1989 and the country's changing role in the European Community.

On view are works by Paweł Althamer, Azorro (Oskar Dawicki, Igor Krenz, Wojciech Niedzielko, and Łukasz Skąpski), Tymek Borowski, Karolina Breguła, Elżbieta Jabłońska, Rafał Jakubowicz, Łukasz Jastrubczak, Anna Okrasko, Anna Molska, Agnieszka Polska & Witek Orski, Karol Radziszewski, Janek Simon, Konrad Smoleński, Monika Sosnowska, Iza Tarasewicz, and Piotr Wysocki.

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