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Exhibition Detail
Reading Duchamp
John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10
D-10557 Berlin
Germany


November 12th, 2011 - January 9th, 2012
Opening: 
November 11th, 2011 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
, Bethan HuwsBethan Huws
© Courtesy of the artist & House of World Cultures
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"It has always bothered me that is called art Visual art is that it has to do with sight. Art has taken the position itself, and no longer asks what kind of a position. Many people think that one is very different from the art, there would be a great distance, a chasm. I would like to deepen this divide either disappear or take. "Bethan Huws

Reading the title of Duchamp's installation Bethan Huws Berlin laboratory for 7, which consists of nine photographs and seven texts. The photographs show fountains in parks and in the city, the Huws during her fellowship at the Henry Moore Sculpture Britsch School in Rome, 1999-2000 has received. The seven accompanying texts produced during Huw's ongoing research into various linguistic and iconographic works from the oeuvre of Marcel Duchamp.

Bethan Huws (Born in 1961 in Bangor, Wales) studied in the 1980s at the Royal College of Art in London and lived in Paris until she moved to Berlin in 2009. In 2007 she was a guest of the DAAD Berlin Artists' Programme. Huw's work has been exhibited internationally in numerous institutions, including solo exhibitions at the Tate Modern, instead of the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht, the Art Museum in St. Gallen, the K21 in Düsseldorf and the Serralves Museum in Porto in 2009. She recently participated in group exhibitions at the Hayward Gallery, the Tate Modern and the Tate Britain, the Hamburger Kunsthalle and the Museum Marta Herford.


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