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Sport in Art

19.05.2012 - 30.09.2012

Sport in Art after History in Art, the second exhibition in the series which shows how artists see the issues that matter in people's everyday lives.

Sport performs a terrific therapeutic role, relieving us of layers of animal aggression. Mankind has hit on a great idea: how to fight and triumph, without causing any real harm. The world of sport with its elaborate constructs of rules and regulations is a treasure trove of symbols and a perfect context in which to analyse the secret nooks and crannies of human existence. No wonder that, in art, sport features frequently and in many guises.

Sport in Art, an international exhibition which presents over forty artists, takes on board the interpretion of  the central theme as widely as possible – in terms of both content and the range of media used. We will show classical painters, film makers and objects as well as artists who put their lives at risk in confrontation with extreme sports.

Both this exhibition and the entire cycle aim to show the close relationship between life and art and set out to prove that art aids understanding of the human condition. The exhibition reveals that there is a grain of solemnity in any game and that, once you capture that solemnity, you may then have fun with it.

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Exhibition opening

Venue:
Level 0
Exhibition date:
19.05.2012 - 30.09.2012
Opening date:
18.05.2012 at 7.00 pm
Author of the exhibition:
Kuba Bąkowski
Andrea Bender
Olaf Breuning
Roderick Buchanan
Paolo Canevari
Leon Chwistek
Josef Dabernig
Simone Demandt
Edward Dwurnik
Margret Eicher
Harun Farocki
Richard Fauguet
Massimo Furlan
Wolfgang Gärber
Volker Hildebrandt
Vlastimil Hoffman
Pravdoliub Ivanov
Rafał Jakubowicz
Zuzanna Janin
Assa Kauppi
Justyna Koeke
Katarzyna Kozyra
Kamil Kuskowski
Robert Kuśmirowski
Antal Lakner
Sigalit Landau
Zbigniew Libera
Ulrike Lienbacher
Ingeborg Lüscher
Marcin Maciejowski
Olaf Nicolai
Jerzy Nowosielski
Agnieszka Polska
Kathrin Rabenort
Leni Riefenstahl
Sławomir Rumiak
Katarzyna Sagatowska
Janek Simon
Zdzisław Sosnowski
Beat Streuli
Leon Tarasewicz
Timm Ulrichs
Wunderteam
Curator:
Monika Kozioł
Delfina Piekarska
Maria Anna Potocka
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