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Concrete poetry with Eugen Gomringer and guided tour with Juliane Rogge und Carl-Jürgen Schroth

24. February 2018, 15:00 - 17:00


Eugen Gomringer, world-renowned for his concrete poetry, will give a lecture on the 24th of February at 3:00 pm on concrete poetry in relation to the exhibition painting black in the RAUM SCHROTH at the Museum Wilhelm Morgner.

The extraordinary exhibition painting black in the RAUM SCHROTH at the Museum Wilhelm Morgner is not only noteworthy in German-speaking countries. Related exhibitions with similar titles so far on a few, mostly famous artists, presented this exhibition, curated by the Cologne artist Ivo Ringe, probably the widest range of possible materials, image and slide, techniques and forms of expression of young as well as arrivierter artists.

Due to the exhibition architecture, the number of participants is limited to 25 for the guided tour. If more participants be there, it would be make two groups.
Registrations can be made under the telephone number +49 2921 14177 or under rsvp@skk-soest.de. Participation in the event costs € 10 per adult plus the admission to the museum.

The non-color black is the arch-enemy of painters. The challenge: to battle with the antagonist or meditatively contemplate. The painter, Ivo Ringe curated the responses of 42 international artists of new Concrete Art from 10 nations from Europe and the USA whose work deals intensely with the color black. The list by nationality includes, 2 Belgians, 1 each, Swiss-American, Spanish, Hungarian, Italian and Swedish, 2 Dutch, 2 French, 8 British, 10 US-American and 13 German artists. Five works on display are directly from the SCHROTH COLLECTION.

Artist on display:
Tim Allen | Stefan Annerel | Katrina Blannin | Joe Barnes | Kate Beck | Mats Bergquist | Andrew Bick | Alain Biltereyst | Britta Bogers | Joaquim Chancho | Philippe Chitarrini | Vincent Como | Deb Covell | Rudolf de Crignis | Matthew Deleget | Edgar Diehl | Alan Ebnother | Rupert Eder | Mark Francis | Frank Gerritz | Jon Groom | Alison Hall | Mark Harrington | Michael Jäger | Raymund Kaiser | Matt McClune | László Ótto | Sybille Pattscheck | Anton Quiring | David Rhodes | Ivo Ringe | Rolf Rose | Barbara Rosengarth | Elisabeth Sonneck | Shawn Stipling | Esther Stocker | Günter Umberg | Jan van der Ploeg | Victor Vasarely | Dolf Verlinden | Don Voisine | Joan Witek

The exhibition reflects an examination of the color black in all facets of materiality and actions of painterly craft: encaustic and charcoal, oil, as well as acrylic and collage as applied to nearly every type of modern support to reveal the vibrance and vastness of the exhibition’s theme. The Dutch artist Jan van der Ploeg has created a 10.5 x 14 foot wall painting in RAUM SCHROTH in answer to the challenge of painting black. The Stiftung Konzeptuelle Kunst (The Foundation for Conceptual Art) exhibits the results in RAUM SCHROTH in Museum Wilhelm Morgner from December 2, 2017 until March 4, 2018 for visitors to see Painting Black.

December 2nd, 2017 to March 4th, 2018

ART ROOM SCHROTH in Musem Wilhelm Morgner
Thomästraße 1, D – 59494 Soest

Tus. trough Fri. 2 to 5 p.m.
Sat. + Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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24. February 2018
15:00 - 17:00
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Stiftung Konzeptuelle Kunst
+49 2921 14177
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RAUM SCHROTH im Museum Wilhelm Morgner
Thomästraße 1
Soest, NRW 59494 Deutschland
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