MAXImin

Maximum Minimization in Contemporary Art

February 9th — May 25th 2008
Fundación Juan March, Madrid
Castelló 77
28006 Madrid
Spanien

Tel.: 0034/(0)91.4354240

With an exhibition title that has its origin in modern theories of rational choice and games, MAXImin is comprised of more than 110 works by 82 artists, and is the result of a collaboration between the Daimler Art Collection, Stuttgart, and the Fundación Juan March, Madrid. The exhibition, conceived by both institutions, seeks to present to the public a methodical history focusing on minimalist art trends over the past century within both the context of their abstract predecessors and their contemporary interpretations. Thus, it is a history seen from the perspective of the mutual ‘method’ they share: that of maximum minimization.

The exhibition presents the formally ‘minimalized’ approaches of certain artistic trends of the 1960s and ’70s in a much larger context. To the extent that it contemplates these trends from a more methodical rather than thematic perspective, Minimalism no longer refers to a solely American movement of the 1960s, but emerges as a tendency shared by the work of artists from highly diverse eras and places. Thus, the exhibition is comprised of works that include the distant ancestors of Minimalism in Central European Abstract Painting of the early 20th century—especially in southern Germany—as well as those who have incorporated Abstract and Minimal Art trends and traditions throughout the century and into the present day on four continents.

Artists

  • Absalon
  • Max Ackermann
  • Josef Albers
  • Shusaku Arakawa
  • Are You Meaning Company
  • John M Armleder
  • Jean Arp
  • Jo Baer
  • Imre Bak
  • Robert Barry
  • Willi Baumeister
  • Karl Benjamin
  • Max Bill
  • Ilya Bolotowsky
  • Daniel Buren
  • Hartmut Böhm
  • André Cadere
  • Enrico Castellani
  • Dadamaino
  • Hanne Darboven
  • Ian Davenport
  • Robyn Denny
  • Adolf Fleischmann
  • Liam Gillick
  • Hermann Glöckner
  • Mathias Goeritz
  • Camille Graeser
  • Frederick Hammersley
  • Michael Heizer
  • Jan Henderikse
  • Markus Huemer
  • Adolf Hölzel
  • Johannes Itten
  • Bernhard Kahrmann
  • Norbert Kricke
  • Tadaaki Kuwayama
  • Jim Lambie
  • Sol LeWitt
  • Verena Loewensberg
  • Richard Paul Lohse
  • Heinz Mack
  • Almir da Silva Mavignier
  • Christian Megert
  • Mathieu Mercier
  • Jonathan Monk
  • Jeremy Moon
  • François Morellet
  • Olivier Mosset
  • John Nixon
  • Kenneth Noland
  • Herbert Oehm
  • Julian Opie
  • Philippe Parreno
  • Henk Peeters
  • Charlotte Posenenske
  • Martial Raysse
  • Gerwald Rockenschaub
  • Ugo Rondinone
  • Robert Ryman
  • Oskar Schlemmer
  • Jan J. Schoonhoven
  • Sean Scully
  • Oli Sihvonen
  • Jesús Rafael Soto
  • Ferdinand Spindel
  • Anton Stankowski
  • Klaus Staudt
  • Henryk Stażewski
  • Katja Strunz
  • Elaine Sturtevant
  • Vincent Szarek
  • Jean Tinguely
  • Georges Vantongerloo
  • Jef Verheyen
  • Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart
  • Franz Erhard Walther
  • Simone Westerwinter
  • Ben Willikens
  • Andrea Zittel
  • Heimo Zobernig
  • Gerhard von Graevenitz

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