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Andachtsbild

Curated by Karel Schampers

35 E 67th Street

May 3 – June 22, 2019

Maria Lassnig, Kreaturen

Maria Lassnig

Kreaturen

1994

Oil on canvas

51.2 x 78.7 inches

Andy Warhol, Little Electric Chair

Andy Warhol

Little Electric Chair

1964

Silkscreen ink on linen

22 x 28 inches

Dana Schutz, To Have a Head

Dana Schutz

To Have a Head

2017

Oil on canvas

36 x 32 inches

Hans-Peter Feldmann, Die Toten

Hans-Peter Feldmann

Die Toten

1993

Book

8.3 x 5.9 inches

Francis Alÿs, 1943

Francis Alÿs

1943

2012

Adhesive vinyl text

Dimensions vary with installation

Christopher Wool, Dog

Christopher Wool

Dog

1992

Color print

11 x 8.3 inches

David Hockney, Moujik

David Hockney

Moujik

2010

iPad drawing printed on paper

37 x 28 inches

Daan van Golden, New Delhi

Daan van Golden

New Delhi

1991

Photograph, analog hand printed

12.25 x 9.9 inches (each)

Ellsworth Kelly, Water lily

Ellsworth Kelly

Water lily

1968

Graphite on paper

24 x 19 inches

David Wojnarowicz, Untitled (Face in Dirt)

David Wojnarowicz

Untitled (Face in Dirt)

1991/2018

Pigmented ink print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 gsm

16 x 20 inches

Martin Kippenberger, Medusa Gorgo - Essen Hbf

Martin Kippenberger

Medusa Gorgo - Essen Hbf

(Medusa Gorgo - Essen Central Station)

1983

Oil and insulating foam on canvas

63 x 52.4 inches

Philip Guston, Untitled

Philip Guston

Untitled

1969

Ink on paper

17.6 x 23 inches

Elizabeth Peyton, Jorge August 1999

Elizabeth Peyton

Jorge August 1999

1999

Colored pencil on paper

7.6 x 5.9 inches

Glenn Brown, Foot

Glenn Brown

Foot

2014

Ink on paper

8.9 x 7.3 inches

Robert Gober, Heat

Robert Gober

Heat

1989

Two books in case

8.3 x 5.5 inches (each)

Douglas Gordon, I remember more than you know

Douglas Gordon

I remember more than you know

09-11-1992

Printed letter

12.4 x 9.1 inches

Douglas Gordon, From someone lost, to someone found

Douglas Gordon

From someone lost, to someone found

20-09-1994

Printer letter

12.4 x 9.1 inches

Douglas Gordon, What have I done

Douglas Gordon

What have I done

21-03-1994

Printed letter

12.4 x 9.1 inches

On Kawara, I am still alive

On Kawara

I am still alive

28-06-1991

Singapore telegram

6.9 x 8.3 inches

On Kawara, I am still alive

On Kawara

I am still alive

25-07-1991 

Hiroshima telegram

7.3 x 8.3 inches

On Kawara, I am still alive

On Kawara

I am still alive

24-08-1991

Anchorage telegram

8.1 x 8.3 inches

On Kawara, I am still alive

On Kawara

I am still alive

16-11-1991 

New York telegram

7.5 x 8.3 inches

Bas Jan Ader, I am too sad to tell you

Bas Jan Ader

I am too sad to tell you

1971

Black and white 16mm film, silent, transferred to digital media

Duration: 3'18"

Seth Price, Bisexual Litigator 

Seth Price

Bisexual Litigator 

2013

Ink on foamcore in plexi

16 x 8 inches

Gilbert & George, We are artists

Gilbert & George

We are artists

1980

Drawing

8.3 x 8.3 inches

Petzel Gallery is pleased to present Andachtsbild, a group show opening May 3rd and on view through June 22nd at the gallery’s Upper East Side location. The exhibition, curated by Karel Schampers, formerly Director of the Frans Hals Museum in the Netherlands, explores various visual modes and expressions of humanity, rooting itself in the idea of devotion.

Andachtsbild presents artworks that delve into our emotional values and testify to the true experiences of human beings. It is Schampers' belief that artists are innately able to give special meaning to this subject matter as they have the ability to broach it with a broader sense of intimacy than most. Presenting the viewer with works of art that highlight eclectic interpretations of devotion and human expression will lead to a broader awareness of and engagement with what is being represented.

Andachtsbild is about love, dedication, concern, involvement, vulnerability, friendship, sincerity, consolation, and humility,” Schampers says. “The show is meant to inspire and the works selected invite the viewer to further contemplate these sentiments.”

Andachtsbild includes works by Bas Jan Ader, Francis Alÿs, Glenn Brown, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Gilbert & George, Robert Gober, Daan van Golden, Douglas Gordon, Philip Guston, David Hockney, On Kawara, Ellsworth Kelly, Martin Kippenberger, Maria Lassnig, Elizabeth Peyton, Seth Price, Dana Schutz, Andy Warhol, David Wojnarowicz and Christopher Wool.

From 1981 to 1986, Karel Schampers was the curator of prints and drawings at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. From 1986 to 2000, he was the chief curator of modern art at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam. Schampers was the director of the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem for 14 years and has curated exhibitions by such artists as Isa Genzken. Gerhard Richter, Ed Ruscha, Robert Gober, Christopher Wool, On Kawara, Paul McCarthy, Diane Arbus, Wolfgang Tillmans and Gillian Wearing, among others.

Petzel Gallery is located on the third floor of 35 East 67th Street between Madison and Park Avenues, New York City. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 AM–6:00 PM. For press inquires, please contact Ricky Lee at ricky@petzel.com, or call (212) 680-9467.

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