Works on paper 1963 - 1974
16 July - 17 Oktober 1999
|The recent comprehensive retrospective in the Bundeskunsthalle
Bonn and the
Nationalgalerie Berlin firmly established Sigmar Polkes reputation as one of the
leading artists of the present day.
Alongside his paintings, Polke has been creating a graphic uvre of considerable dimensions and particular significance since the early 1960s. These drawings have an individual character, accompanying the paintings with their tremendous wealth of pictorial and creative ideas.
Organized in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art in New York, this exhibition in the Hamburg Kunsthalle will be the only European showing of an extensive survey of Polkes drawings, from the small format works of the 1960s to the picture-sized works of the 1970s, plus a number of previously unknown sketchbooks.
The exhibition will be accompagnied by an approx.
Hamburger Kunsthalle Glockengießerwall 20095 Hamburg
Telephone 040 - 428 131 200 Facsimile 040 - 428 54 34 09