The artist Mona Hatoum and numerous guests attended the opening of the fifteenth exhibition of the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, entitled Primary Gestures. It presents photographs of China by Robert Rauschenberg from the 1980s as well as contemporary installations of glass by Mona Hatoum, Hassan Khan, Jana Sterbak, and Terry Winters. You will find the opening speech by Dr. Petra Giloy-Hirtz here (in German only).
Mona Hatoum, one of the most important contemporary women artists, is our guest at the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung. On the occasion of the foundation’s new exhibition PRIMARY GESTURES, she will talk about her oeuvre, which includes installation, sculpture, performance, video, photography, and works on paper. Her glass installation Turbulence (black) of 2014 has been acquired for the foundation’s collection and is included in the new exhibition. The interview will be conducted by Dr. Petra Giloy-Hirtz (in English).
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Preview Photo: Mona Hatoum, Turbulence (black), 2014, Collection Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung © Mona Hatoum, Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, Photo: Sebastiano Pellion
From March 22 to August 30, 2019, the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung is presenting, under the title PRIMARY GESTURES, photographs by Robert Rauschenberg from the 1980s and contemporary installations of glass by Mona Hatoum, Hassan Khan, Jana Sterbak, and Terry Winters, all of which have been recently acquired by the foundation for its collection.
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Thanks to the generous support of the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, the Pinakothek der Moderne is able to acquire an important work for its photography collection. The spectacular purchase of the famous series The Brown Sisters by the photographer Nicholas Nixon adds an iconic work to the collection of the Pinakothek der Moderne. The series of forty-four photographs has long since been on the wish list of Dr. Inka Graeve Ingelmann, director of the Collection of Photography and New Media. To make that possible, the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung is covering the entire cost of the purchase.
Bild-Werk Frauenau, supported by the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, is organizing a new EU project together with a Danish, an Austrian and a Czech university. The core of the project is an intense, six-month training program for young artists in glass and glass design. For more information
We are preparing our next exhibition. Entitled Primäre Gesten / Primary Gestures it will show photographs from China by Robert Rauschenberg and works in glass.
The exhibition Viewing the Other was on view for ten months and Havana Short Shadows for four months. The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung can look back on numerous interested visitors, high media interest, and inspiring events in this time.
The exhibitions Viewing the Other (Tue-Fri 2-6 pm) and Havana Short Shadows (Fri 2-6 pm) end on 16 November 2018. On the final exhibition days both exhibitions are free of charge. Take advantage of these last few days to see sculptures of glass by renowned artists such as Tony Cragg, Kiki Smith, and Mona Hatoum (exhibition Viewing the Other) as well as selected photographs from the recently published book Havana Short Shadows by Eva-Maria Fahrner-Tutsek.
In October 2018 award winners and scholarship holders of the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung met in Göttingen. The Stiftung invited students and graduates from technical colleges and universities from the area of materials science and ceramics who have received foundation funding. Representatives from the Bildungs- und Forschungszentrum Keramik (BFZK e.V.) with four educational institutions in Höhr-Grenzhausen and Koblenz as well as the Freiberg University of Mining and Technology came together.
What is in this basket and how did it get there? In the exhibition Viewing the Other, children discover artworks made of glass in a playful manner and decode their stories.
Educational tour with Sarah Schlei, M.A.
For children from 6 to 12 years of age, limited number of participants.
Admission €3, reduced entry for siblings €2.
Please register per mail under firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +49(0)89-55 27 30 611.
Following the successful awarding of scholarships for Pilchuck Glass School to artists in early 2018, the foundation is now continuing its support program. In 2019, it will again award five scholarships to artists working with the material glass. The scholarship allows artists to participate in a course at the world-renowned Pilchuck Glass School near Seattle, USA. Application deadline is 8 December 2018.