© Richard Price/Jonathan Lasker, photo: W. Mayer & R. Unkmeier
Sammlung Goetz

New York Painters

Painting is one of Ingvild Goetz's major focuses. The second exhibition in her gallery building is dedicated to the second generation of the New York School.

With Donald Baechler, Ross Bleckner, Peter Halley, Jonathan Lasker, Richard Prince, David Reed, Peter Schuyff, Philip Taaffe and Christopher Wool.

During the 1980s, American painting moved away from the conflicting directions of Minimalism and abstract Expressionism to find its orientation in Conceptualism. The exhibition New York Painters at Sammlung Goetz shows nine artistic positions that gave a broad overview of the current confrontation in the American art metropolis with this particular medium. Circa 30 large-format paintings and over 50 paper works from the 1980s as well as some current images directly from the atelier ere being shown.
"In the 1980s in America, when we repeatedly found that art had become simply a 'ware', abstraction seemed for many people to be an indirect and thus impossible means of speaking about this more urgent circumstance of change", explained Rainer Crone in his introduction to the exhibition. "We are grateful to Ingvild Goetz that we can take such a succinct yet comprehensive look at the abstract painting of this decade; at a collection of paintings that is just as noteworthy for what it leaves out as what it includes".

Katalog/Publikation

New York Painters

76 pages, 7 ill., softcover
German/English
1993, Kunstverlag Ingvild Goetz GmbH, Hamburg
ISBN 3-89322-603-6

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© Imi Knoebel/VG BILD Kunst, Bonn, photo: Thomas Dashuber

Imi Knoebel

Sammlung Goetz

Autumn/Winter 2021

The Sammlung Goetz honors the artist Imi Knoebel on the occasion of his 80th birthday with a retrospective exhibition. The entire spectrum of Knoebel’s artistic oeuvre will be presented, starting with his black and white photographs from the 1960s to his collages made of multicolored paper and his objects cast in concrete and ending with his most recent paintings in acrylic on aluminum. The presentation also includes Knoebel’s geometrical, minimalist works as well as his expressive paintings from the 1980s, which have rarely been shown until now.

© Barbara Kasten

Barbara Kasten. Works

Sammlung Goetz BASE 103

Autumn/Winter 2021

The American artist Barbara Kasten has created an impressive artistic oeuvre over her career spanning from the 1970s to the present. At the center of Kasten’s work are her abstract, geometric color photographs from the 1980s, which explore the interplay of light and dark and afford new spatial experiences. The Sammlung Goetz, which has extensive holdings of works by Kasten, is mounting the artist’s first solo exhibition in Europe in cooperation with the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg. A selection of the extensive retrospective will be on view in the Sammlung Goetz in Munich.

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