Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Christian Iconography in Contemporary Art Examined at the Hall Art Foundation

Dan Flavin, Yellow and Pink Flourescent Light, 1969. Flourescent light bulbs (pink, yellow), 24 x 24-1/2 x 5 in. (61 x 62 x 13 cm) Hall Collection. Courtesy Hall Art Foundation © the artist
HOLLE.- The Hall Art Foundation is presenting a group exhibition, "The Passion," being held at its Schloss Derneburg location. Installed throughout the cloister of the former monastery, the show examines the use of Christian iconography in contemporary art, while paying homage to Schloss Derneburg’s long ecclesiastical history. The show features approximately one hundred paintings, sculptures, videos, photographs and works on paper by twenty-nine artists. All the works come from the Hall and Hall Art Foundation collections. [More]
Alessandro PessoliCristo che brucia tra i limoni, 2009Oil, varnish, and spray paint on canvas114 x 71 in. (289.5 x 180.5 cm)Hall Collection© the artist