• Arnulf Rainer
    MARIO MERZ | ARNULF RAINER – DEEP WIDE [FRAGM...
    May 26, 2013 - October 27, 2013
    Arnulf Rainer Museum
    Baden, Austria

    In this exhibition curated by Rudi Fuchs, large-format paintings by Arnulf Rainer encounter the room-filling installations and pictorial objects by Italian Arte Povera artist Mario Merz. The exhibition of around seventy works, which has been put together in collaboration with the Merz Foundation. Painting and panel paintings by Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929) from the 1990s with their main motif, the cross, are shown. These T-shaped works, some of which were called "angel paintings" by Rainer, symbolize the apparel of angels, though this is divorced from any religious meaning.

     

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