Wed 08.05 2019 – Sun 08.09 2019

Georg Baselitz - Baselitz Academy


Gallerie dell'Accademia
Campo della Carità (Dorsoduro) 1050, 30123 Venezia


Wednesday 08 May 2019 – Sunday 08 September 2019

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installation view of Avignon (2014) Georg Baselitz @ Biennale Venezia 2015 © Georg Baselitz

According to the curator Kosme de Barañan, “Baselitz tackles the great theme of painting not by reducing it to its essence but rather by attacking its convention”. “Baselitz-Academy” examines the work of the German Master with an important retrospective in relation to the artistic and historical traditions of Italy and the Academy of Art of Venice. It is precisely in its Galleries, for the first time dedicated to a living artist, that the crucial points of 60 sixty years of extraordinary career are put on display.

Immer noch Unterwegs (Still on the road) 2014 © Georg Baselitz

Written by L.R.