"Quando si lavora per piacere agli altri si può non raggiungere lo scopo ma le cose che si compiono per far piacere a noi stessi hanno sempre la probabilità di interessare qualcuno."
Marcel Proust

01/12/2015 Alienation and Charisma. Marttin Beck a Zurigo

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ARCHIV is a project by
Geraldine Tedder & Christoph Schifferli
Friday, December 4, from 6 p.m.

Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, December 7 to Sunday, December 20 by appointment

Martin Beck's exhibition Alienation and Charisma marks the fifth project in the exhibition series ...at Archiv, wherein artists are invited to reflect on their use of books in their artworks. Beck's installation is based on a collection of American books on communual living that were published between 1968 and 1980. The collection represents an almost complete record of the book publishing activity on the subject during the heyday of the countercultural commune movement.

Martin Beck lives and works in New York and Vienna. Previous one person exhibitions include shows at 47 Canal, New York (2015 and 2012), castillo/corrales, Paris (2014), Kunsthaus Glarus (2013), Gasworks, London (2008). His work was also presented in numerous group shows including at the Shanghai Biennale (2014–15), the Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (2013) and the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2009).

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More ARCHIV exhibitions:
Kathrin Affentranger im Archiv
Jochen Lempert im Archiv
Ateliers J&J and Maximage im Archiv
Sophie Nys im Archiv