Autopsy of our relationship to the dead
Six Feet Under gathers together works taken from several centuries. Its main focus however is contemporary art from diverse continents and civilisations – Europe, the USA, Mexico, China, Japan, Indonesia and Ghana.
Important thematic cycles in the exhibition are: the burial of children (from Albert Anker to Teresa Margolles), skulls (from Stefan Balkenhol to Com&Com), cadavers (from Félix Vallotton to Andres Serrano), the death of the artist (from Ferdinand to Rayski to Gianni Motti), coffins (from Ferdinand Hodler to Joe Scanlan), rituals of death (from Max Buri to Jean-Frédéric Schnyder), the beloved/honoured dead (from Cuno Amiet to AA Bronson), death and lifestyle (from Martin Kippenberger to John Armleder), and so on
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27,00 × 21,00 cm
150 colored and 34 b/w illustrations
Languages: German, English
Bernhard Fibicher, Kunstmuseum Bern (CH)
Elisabeth Bronfen, Bernhard Fibicher, Helga Lutz, Thomas Macho, Regula Tschumi
The illustrated book was published on the occasion of the exhibition „Six Feet Under“, 2006/2007, Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, Switzerland.