Stefan Sulzer / Edition Taube @ Kunsthalle Basel 18.07.2015. 3pm

Posted in events on July 17th, 2015
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18. July 2015 / Sat / 15:00 – 16:00
Book Launch with Stefan Sulzer: The day my mother touched Robert Ryman

The artist book The day my mother touched Robert Ryman by Stefan Sulzer tells the story of a visit to the Dia Art Foundation in Beacon, New York, during which the mother of the artist felt so irritated by the elegant simplicity of Ryman’s paintings that she slowly let her hand slide over one of the paintings. Stefan Sulzer combines this story with statements and information about the work of Ryman and thereby creates a selective and poetic narration about the reception of art.

The reading, which comes on the 40th anniversary of Ryman’s first institutional solo in Switzerland—at Kunsthalle Basel, of course!—is followed by a talk in German with the curator Samuel Leuenberger (SALTS, Birsfelden).

The first 17 copies of The day my mother touched Robert Ryman were published as a special edition by Edition Taube, numbered, signed, and touched by the mother. Stefan Sulzer’s exhibition of the same title at Galerie Bernhard has just been extended until July 25.

Images:
-Robert Ryman during the installation of his solo show at Kunsthalle Basel, 1975. Photo: Christian Baur © photo archives Kunsthalle Basel
-Stefan Sulzer, The day my mother touched Robert Ryman, Special Edition published by Edition Taube

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Edition Taube / Stefan Sulzer @ Motto Berlin. 24.01.2015

Posted in events on January 22nd, 2015
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Saturday January 24th @ Motto Berlin
Stefan Sulzer
The day my mother touched Robert Ryman
Edition Taube book launch

The artist will be present and read from the book at 8pm, followed by an artist talk together with Daniel Herleth.

A special edition will be available, numbered, signed by the artist, and touched by the mother

www.editiontaube.de
www.stefansulzer.com