Musée à Vendre pour Cause de Faillite
Works and Documents from the Herbert Foundation and Mumok in dialogue, discours
February 21 – May 18, 2014
Curator: Eva Badura-Triska
From 21 February till 18 May 2014, Mumok in Vienna presents the exhibition Musée à Vendre pour Cause de Faillite. Herbert Foundation and Mumok in dialogue, discours. Curated by the Austrian art historian Eva Badura-Triska together with Annick and Anton Herbert, the exhibition creates a dialogue between 195 works and documents from the Herbert Collection and a selection of top items from the Mumok Collection.
Distributed over four floors of the museum, Musée à Vendre constitutes a discursive route through artistic themes addressed in the oeuvre of Art & Language, Carl Andre, John Baldessari, Marcel Broodthaers, Daniel Buren, Hanne Darboven, Jan Dibbets, Dan Graham, Donald Judd, On Kawara , Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Sol LeWitt, Paul McCarthy, Bruce Nauman, Pino Pascali, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Gerhard Richter, Niele Toroni, Jan Vercruysse, Lawrence Weiner, Franz West, Ian Wilson and Heimo Zobernig
In addition, an extensive catalogue in both English and German has been published, containing essays by Eva Badura-Triska, Rainer Fuchs, Gregor Stemmrich and Doris Krystof, elaborating on the questions raised in the exhibition.