Twenty years after the death of Michel Majerus (1967-2002), the Germany-wide exhibition series Michel Majerus 2022 is dedicated to various phases and aspects of his extraordinary oeuvre, which continues to influence artists of younger generations.
In five solo exhibitions at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), the Kunstverein in Hamburg, the Michel Majerus Estate and at neugerriemschneider in Berlin, Michel Majerus’ oeuvre will be appreciated in its complexity and on an unprecedented scale. Loans from the artist’s estate as well as from public and private collections provide new insights into the early work and the medial and thematic issues of Michel Majerus’ oeuvre. …
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Image above: Michel Majerus, michel majerus, 2000, 1-channel video installation (colour, sound), 30’49” loop, 25 CRT monitors / installation view, WHAT’S MY NAME?, Michel Majerus Estate, Berlin, (29.04.2016–05.03.2017), © Michel Majerus Estate, 2022. Courtesy neugerriemschneider, Berlin and Matthew Marks Gallery, Photo: Jens Ziehe, Berlin