- Mori Art Museum
- Tokyo, Japan
- 29 giugno – 6 novembre 2022
Wolfgang Laib (Metzingen, Germany, 1950) began to study medicine in 1968 at the University of Tübingen and became a doctor in 1974. In 1975 he made his first Milkstone, a slab of white marble covered in milk. Since 1975, Laib has worked exclusively as an artist and has built an international reputation. His largest retrospective, organized by the American Federation of the Arts, traveled to the Hirshhorn Museum; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; Dallas Museum of Art; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; and Haus der Kunst, Munich, (2000-2003). Recent museum solo exhibitions have been held at the Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou (2004); MACRO, Rome; Fondation Beyeler, Basel (2005-2006); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid (2007); Musée de Grenoble (2008); Fondazione Merz, Turin; MUAC (Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo), Mexico City (2009); The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (2009-2010); MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2010) and Museum of Modern Art, New York (2013).
Ever since his journeys to India as a young man the idea inspired him to see humans as part of a largerwhole. He also follows this way of life in his art. Thereby the artist tracks down the universal, the eternal and works with natural materials such as pollen, rice,
Lia Rumma Gallery will be exhibiting at Art Basel from September 20 to 26. You can find us at booth A1 | hall 2.0 and in Unlimited with “Rosa delicata” by Ettore Spalletti – booth U7 | hall 1.0
On the occasion of ArtBasel OVR: Pioneers, LiaRumma Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works by artists who over the years have proven to be absolute trailblazers in their respective fields. Marina Abramovic, Vanessa Beecroft, William Kentridge, Joseph Kosuth, Ugo Mulas, Haim Steinbach, Gilberto Zorio are just a