Inauguration of a new exhibition space with an exhibition of works by the artists Absalon, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Mona Hatoum, Bruce Nauman and Remy Zaugg, opens at Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall. Passage consists of a group of works, in which the artists exhibit, with exceptional clarity, the power required to create both a mental and a physical space in which topical issues may be discussed - a passage required both in the works of the artists and for the viewer.
PASSAGE consists of a group of works, in which the artists exhibit, with exceptional clarity, the power required to create both a mental and a physical space in which topical issues may be discussed - a passage required both in the works of the artists and for the viewer. Cellule No. 6, a work by the Israeli artist Absalon (1964-1993), will be shown for the first time in Sweden, as well as Quarters, a pivotal work by Beirut-born artist Mona Hatoum. Untitled (For Stockholm) by the Cuban artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996) will be shown for the first time with all its components. Also part of the exhibition are Untitled (Suspended Chair, Vertical III), by the American artist Bruce Nauman, and a piece specially produced for Magasin 3 by the Swiss artist RÃ©my Zaugg.
PASSAGE is the first in a series of exhibitions which will expose different facets of the Magasin 3 collection, which to date consists of nearly 500 contemporary artworks. The collection is focused on the individual artists who have been presented in Magasin 3?s exhibitions since 1987.
The new series of exhibitions will, in the future, be produced by invited individuals from diverse backgrounds, commissioned to analyse different aspects of the collection and produce an exhibition based on their personal choices.
The public will have the opportunity to re-acquaint themselves with works shown in previous exhibitions and see important works by artists who have not previously exhibited at Magasin 3. The curator of PASSAGE is the director of Magasin 3, David Neuman.
Inauguration of a new exhibition space
PASSAGE will inaugurate Magasin 3?s new exhibition space, which will increase the total exhibition space by 400 m2 (4,000 sq ft), creating Magasin 3 as Stockholm?s largest exhibition space for temporary exhibitions, with a total of 2,500 m2 (27,000 sq ft) exhibition space.
PASSAGE will run concurrently with the Magasin 3 exhibition FREE PORT (Janine Antoni, John Bock, Cosima von Bonin and DJ Spooky), 15 September - 9 December.
Image: Absalon, Cellule nr.6 Indoors prototype, 1992, Wood, cardboard, white painting, 300 x 220 x 220 cm. Photo: D.LÂ´Honorey, Centre Georges Pompidou.
For further information and images, please contact assistant curator Tove Helander, or co-ordinator Nina EklÃ¶f at Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall.
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