March 10, 2006 - Portikus - New Venue: opening May 5th 2006, 8 p.m.
March 10, 2006

New Venue: opening May 5th 2006, 8 p.m.

photo: Wolfgang Günzel
 

PORTIKUS, Frankfurt am Main

New Venue: opening May 5th 2006, 8 p.m.
Alte Brücke 2 / Maininsel
60311 Frankfurt am Main

www.portikus.de

Charity Auction: March 17th 2006, 6 p.m. high&low, fine art fair Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt
hall 9, entrance Japanisches Tor

online catalogue available under: www.phillipsdepury.com

Portikus in Frankfurt am Main is moving into a new space in the spring of 2006. Designed by architect Christoph Mäckler, the new building is located on a small island (the so-called Maininsel) in the river Main at the very heart of the city. During the first year in the new venue, the Portikus will realize projects by artists Francis Alÿs, John Baldessari, Paul Chan, Olafur Eliasson, Judith Hopf together with Henrik Olesen, Paulina Olowska, Dan Perjovschi, Marjetica Potrc together with Tomas Saraceno, and a show curated by Michael Krebber.

Olafur Eliassons light lab, located in the buildings large glass roof and visible only from the outside, will be in operation already in April. The first exhibition in the space, with new works by Marjetica Potrc and Tomas Saraceno, opens May 5, 8 pm.

In collaboration with Phillips de Pury & Company, Portikus organizes a charity auction at the fine art fair frankfurt with works by artists associated with the Portikus and with the Städelschule Art Academy. The auction takes place on March 17, 6 p.m., hall 9.
The works of the following artists are available for viewing at the Portikus booth – prior to the auction:

Julieta Aranda, Richard Artschwager, Matthew Barney, Thomas Bayrle, Ben van Berkel, Michael Beutler, John Bock, Henning Bohl, Shannon Bool, Janet Cardiff, Sunah Choi, Seoyoung Chung, Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset, Spencer Finch, Dirk Fleischmann, Ceal Floyer, Carsten Fock, Dani Gal, Liam Gillick, Felix Gmelin, Tamara Grcic, Tue Greenfort, Andreas Gursky, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Jeppe Hein, Thilo Heinzmann, Thomas Hirschhorn, Laura Horelli, Henrik Plenge Jakobsen, Christian Jankowski, Sergej Jensen, Ronald Jones, Seijla Kameric, William Kentridge, Per Kirkeby, Jeong-A Koo, Sandra Kranich, Michael Krebber, Louise Lawler, Mark Leckey, Marko Lehanka, Sol LeWitt, David Lieske, Peter Lütje, Michaela Meise, Simon Dybbroe Møller, Stefan Müller, Christa Näher, Rivane Neuenschwander, Martin Neumaier, Henrik Olesen, Gabriel Orozco, Kirsten Pieroth, Sascha Pohle, Peyman Rahimi, Tobias Rehberger, Mandla Reuter, Jason Rhoades, Michael S. Riedel, Matthew Ritchie, Anke Röhrscheid, Thomas Ruff, Tomas Saraceno, Markus Sixay, Sean Snyder, Simon Starling, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Salla Tykkä, Donald Urquhart, Anton Vidokle, Silke Wagner, Lawrence Weiner, Franz West, Winter/Hörbelt, Haegue Yang, Akram Zaatari, Phillip Zaiser, Thomas Zipp.

For information please contact:

Daniel Birnbaum
Director
daniel.birnbaum@staedelschule.de

Nikola Dietrich
Curator
info@portikus.de

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