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Reinhard Mucha

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Reinhard Mucha
artist's name: Reinhard Mucha
preferred medium: sculpture
genre: Concept Art
nationality: DE
born: 1950
born in: Düsseldorf
lives in: Düsseldorf

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Reinhard Mucha - Profile

(Profile only availible in german - translated by machine) In Reinhard Mucha's work history and autobiography are inextricably linked. The strong need for rehabilitation and reconstruction after 1945 supplanted important aspects of collective memory and history. Economic prosperity and the apparent rediscovery of a shameful past overlays a deep sense of alienation and the loss of both the father and also of the Fatherland. In "Auto Reverse" sets itself apart Mucha with this problem. shows on one side of the wall a large, back-lit black and white photography Mucha as a child with his scooter. Besides the monumental snapshot is a endlessly repeating black and white film with Roman, the son of the artist, projected. In his seat next to his father's bike, which leans on a railway bridge, the child constantly repeats the word "car. While pretending Muchas static image children an orderly world in which the size of the scooter of the child, the film's weakness and vulnerability by the size difference between the child and bicycle are suggested. The word 'car', the child repeated emphatically includes the desire for movement, speed and strength, but by the absent father can not be met. On the other side of the installation side by side, leaning on a projector stand two scooters, similar to the one in the photograph. On one of the two rollers, which can be seen as the Muchas, a red pennant with the arms of Düsseldorf is located, the city, was born in the Mucha and Joseph Beuys studied at the Art Academy. On the wall behind the stand, two Rondos hang from glass. One includes a mirror, the other a book page with the image of an industrial pipeline system of the factory is located in Mucha's studio today. (Text: Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel)

10 important exhibitions with Reinhard Mucha

Exhibition Exhibitor City Country Start date
Taipei Biennial 2016 Taipei Biennale Taipeh CN 10.09.2016
Reinhard Mucha Kunstmuseum Basel Basel CH 19.03.2016
Ruhe vor dem Sturm. Postminimalistische Kunst aus dem Rheinland Museum Morsbroich Leverkusen DE 13.09.2015
To Have and to Hold Rubell Family Collection Miami US 03.12.2014
The Paths of German Art from 1949 to the present Moscow Museum of Modern Art MMOMA Moskau RU 23.04.2014
Die Bildhauer. K20 KUNSTSAMMLUNG NRW Düsseldorf DE 20.02.2013
Oltre il muro/Beyond the wall Castello di Rivoli Turin IT 04.06.2012
Arte Povera International Castello di Rivoli Turin IT 09.10.2011
Silence and Time Dallas Museum of Art Dallas US 29.05.2011
Reinhard Mucha Luhring Augustine New York US 30.10.2010
Adam McEwen Fresh Hell / Carte Blanche Palais de Tokyo Paris FR 20.10.2010
Auswertung der Flugdaten: Kunst der 80er. Eine Düsseldorfer Perspektive K20 KUNSTSAMMLUNG NRW Düsseldorf DE 10.09.2010
Intensif-Station K20 KUNSTSAMMLUNG NRW Düsseldorf DE 10.07.2010
17th Biennale of Sydney Biennale Sydney Sydney AU 12.05.2010
16th Biennale of Sydney 2008 REVOLUTIONS - FORMS THAT TURN Biennale Sydney Sydney AU 18.06.2008
Skulptur.Projekte in Münster 1997 Skulptur Projekte Münster Münster DE 22.06.1997
45. Biennale Venedig 1993 Biennale Venedig Venedig IT 13.06.1993
documenta 9 documenta Kassel DE 13.06.1992
44. Biennale Venedig 1990 Biennale Venedig Venedig IT 27.05.1990
Skulptur.Projekte in Münster 1987 Skulptur Projekte Münster Münster DE 14.06.1987
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Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium Stiftung Kunstfonds