'interior/exterior: living spaces in art' exhibition at the kunstmuseum wolfsburg, germany 'interior/exterior: living spaces in art' exhibition at the kunstmuseum wolfsburg, germany
nov 03, 2008

'interior/exterior: living spaces in art' exhibition at the kunstmuseum wolfsburg, germany

‘nuages (cloud)’ bookshelf by ronan and erwan bouroullec, 2002 for cappellii s.p.a., italy

interior / exterior: living spaces in the arts
at: kunstmuseum wolfsburg, germany
from: november 29th, 2008 to april 13th, 2009

this large-scale thematic exhibition will explore the interaction between painted interiors and interior design, covering work from the romantic art era to bauhaus’ modernist interiors and concepts meant for homes of the future. the work of 70 artists and designers, from the past and present will be on show, with aims of creating a dialogue between the converging disciplines of art, design and lifestyle based on the theme of ‘habitation’. the exhibition will look at interior space as a place of artistic and personal expression, combining it with modern day concepts of living and dwelling in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. included in the show are paintings, sculptures and installations, as well as reconstructed interiors, historical and contemporary furniture, photographs, videos and digital animations.

‘phantasy landscape’ visiona 2, by verner panton, 1970, kunstmuseum wolfsburg

‘just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?’ by richard hamilton, 1956, private collection

‘case study house no. 21 people’ by pierre koenig,1958 the getty research institute, los angeles – photo: julius shulman

‘am stickrahmen’ by georg friedrich kersting, 1827, kunsthalle zu kiel

more kunstmuseum wolfsburg: http://www.kunstmuseum-wolfsburg.de

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