Jeppe Hein

Jeppe Hein

Neues Museum - State Museum for Art and Design in Nuremberg

View into the exhibition hall, “1x Museum, 10x Rooms, 11x Works, Jeppe Hein”
Various works

December 7, 2010

Jeppe Hein
1x Museum, 10x Rooms, 11x Works, Jeppe Hein

22 October 2010 – 6 February 2011

State Museum for Art and Design in Nuremberg
Postal Adress: Luitpoldstrasse 5
90402 Nuremberg

Internationally renowned Danish artist Jeppe Hein develops sculptures and installations reminiscent of Minimal Art with which he responds to the spatial and site-specific structures of exhibition locations. The relationship of the individual to his surroundings and the psychological reaction to spatial changes stand at the center of his works. With compositions that expand the realm of art taking it towards architecture he addresses the divides between spatial and societal situations such as inside and outside or private and public. Born in 1974 the artist, who studied art at the Royal Danish Art Academy in Copenhagen and the Städel School of Fine Arts in Frankfurt / Main until 2003, sees his “art as a tool for communication and dialog”.

This exhibition at Neues Museum, with its additive title “1x Museum, 10x Rooms, 11x Works, Jeppe Hein” offers a survey of his works to date. With a way of looking at things that is at once new and retrospective, this young Danish artist interlinks important earlier works with new, current ones in an exhibition architecture that is site-specific, comprehensive and leans towards virtual reality. As a result, this artist is, for the first time in Southern Germany, being honored with the type of extensive exhibition that his oeuvre has long since deserved.

Curator: Dr. Angelika Nollert and Dr. Melitta Kliege, Neues Museum
A catalogue will be published.

Supplementary events

Artist lecture
Jeppe Hein talks about his work
Wednesday, 12 January 2011, 7pm

Guided tours by the exhibition curator Dr. Melitta Kliege
Thursday, 11 November 2010, 6pm
Thursday, 27 January 2011, 6pm

Telephone: + 49-911-2402010
Press and PR: +49-911-2402041

Opening hours:
Tues-Fr, 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Sat-Sun, 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Closed Monday

*Image above:
Courtesy: Johann König, Berlin and 303 Gallery, New York
Photo: Neues Museum (A. Kradisch)

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