On the occasion of her 75th birthday, the Kunstverein Hannover and the Sprengel Museum Hannover are jointly presenting a major retrospective of the artist Christiane Möbus. The exhibition, which spans two buildings and covers an area of around 2000 square metres, brings together exhibits from the early 1970s to new installations that Christiane Möbus created especially for the large-scale show.
“seitwärts über den Nordpol (sideways across the North Pole)” brings together works by an artist who looks at everyday life and life with a humorous, sometimes melancholic eye. Möbu’s work is characterised by a broad diversity of media: From photographs to sculpture to cinematic and installation works, the show reflects Möbus’ oeuvre. The exhibition is conceived as a large course that sets works in dialogue thematically and formally. The accompanying chronologically elaborated catalogue, which will be published four weeks after the exhibition opening, goes far beyond the presentation of works in the Sprengel Museum and Kunstverein Hannover and for the first time comprehensively documents Christiane Möbus’ life’s work. …
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Image above: Christiane Möbus, Snow White, 1994 / 2007, MAN truck cab, spoiler, stainless steel rods, tulle, approx. 310 x 270 x 390 cm; © Christiane Möbus / VG BildKunst, Bonn 2022, Photo: Mario Gastinger Photography, Munich.
Exhibited at the Sprengel Museum Hannover.