Constructivismes

Group Show


Brussels


Press release

With Works by: Matthias Bitzer, Liz Deschenes, Burgoyne Diller, Dan Flavin, Raymond Hains, Yuichi Higashionna , Gregor Hildebrandt, Akira Kanayama, Barbara Kasten, Camilla Løw, Sherrie Levine, Kasimir Malevich, László Moholy-Nagy, Anthony Pearson, Florian Pumhösl, R.H. Quaytman, Eileen Quinlan, Anselm Reyle, Alexander Rodchenko, Haim Steinbach, Frank Stella, Katja Strunz

The idea of this show started basically on wanting to confront two bodies of works by veteran artist/photographer Barbara Kasten and mid-carreer artist Eileen Quinlan. Noticing also a major resurgence of works by younger artists recently directly inspired by the "constructivist" and "suprematist" movements, it seemed timely to explore this phenomenon whether in a formal or more literal manner.
 
A key group of artists were selected from the stable of the Almine Rech gallery, namely Katja Strunz, Gregor Hildebrandt, Haim Steinback and Anselm Reyle. In order to establish the "lineage" it was crucial to include some of the pioneer by selecting works and names being at the foundation of the movement: Kasimir Malevich, Alexander Rodchenko…