Thursday, 15 October 2015
POSITIONS BERLIN | BLACK PAINTINGS
EXHIBITION HOURS Friday 18 September 1:00pm-8:00pm Saturday 19 September 1:00pm-8:00pm Sunday 20 September 11:00am-6:00pm
CHARLIE SMITH LONDON and Galerie Heike Strelow present Black Paintings at Positions Berlin 2015. Their collaborative participation will feature emerging and established painting positions from Germany and England.
Black Paintings will be an evolving, internationally touring exhibition. The project is a combination of three notions.
Firstly, it is a curatorial response to the work of contemporary artists that Ellis and Strelow work with, and have seen, throughout the years. Secondly, the exhibition seeks to illustrate an inherent urge that many painters have: to master the black painting. Finally, the exhibition will act as a response to fundamental moments throughout the history of art.
From Goya to Malevich to Reinhardt and Rauschenberg, significant artists have continued to investigate the insistence and resonance of the black painting.
Alex Gene Morrison
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