Skulptur Projekte Münster – Lon Dubinsky

[Winter 2018]
Ayşe Erkmen, On Water, courtesy Skulptur Projekte 2017, photo: Henning Rogge

Ayşe Erkmen, On Water, courtesy Skulptur Projekte 2017, photo: Henning Rogge

Munster, Germany
June 10 to October 1, 2017

By Lon Dubinsky

[Excerpt]
The fifth Skulptur Projekte Münster was held this past spring and summer, as were documenta 14 and the Venice Biennale, making Europe a very desirable destination in the art world in 2017. The Münster event has taken place every ten years since 1977. The pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly city is not large, and its central core with a surrounding leafy promenade contained many outdoor works and indoor installations. One had to venture several kilometres to see many works, such as a techno-organic structure by Pierre Huyghe in a former ice skating rink and three works in and adjacent to the Pumpenhaus, a theatre and community space in a residential area in the north of the city. And for the first time the exhibition ventured outside of Münster to Marl, a post-industrial city about forty minutes away, where it presented The Hot Line in collaboration with Marl’s sculpture museum…

 
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