100 Years of the Bauhaus: On the occasion of the anniversary, the LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur in Münster is presenting the exhibition Bauhaus and America.


Responses to Calder

Mobiles in Contemporary Art
The catalogue accompanying the exhibition of the same name in the Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven explores a highly topical issue, which is being rediscovered in an exciting way in contemporary art. An international generation of artists, including Martin Boyce, Jeppe Hein and Katja Strunz, redefine the seemingly non-ideological art form of the mobile, lending it an ironic or critical dimension. The current "Antworten auf Calder" (responses to Calder) vary. The artists amalgamate the mobile with the performing and applied arts, such as music, furniture design and performance, bringing the innocuous child's toy to "noisy" life.

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"Responses to Calder"

ISBN 978-3-7356-0055-4

26,00 x 19,50 cm

96 Pages

38 colored and 1 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Viola Weigel, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven
Fabian Czolbe, Michelle Grabner, Oliver Marchart, Heinz Stahlhut, Viola Weigel, Katharina Wendler, Maria Wildeis

graphic design
Claas Möller, claasbooks, Hamburg
Exhibition: "Responses to Calder: Mobiles in Contemporary Art", 7.9.-23.11.2014, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven