Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Matthew Barney at Haus der Kunst, Munich

Matthew Barney's exhibtion River of Fundament will be on view at Haus der Kunst in Munich from March 17 - August 17. The exhibition will contain sculptures, drawings, and other works related to Barney's recently-released six hour film of the same name, based on Norman Mailer's novel Ancient Evenings.

In conjunction with the exhibition, the film will have it's European premier at the Bavarian State Opera on March 16. Tickets are already sold out, but Haus der Kunst has promised to present additional screenings (dates tba).

On Saturday, March 15, Barney will give a talk at the museum with curator Okwui Enwezor; the conversation will be streamed live HERE starting at 6pm Munich time. Haus der Kunst will also be screening the five Cremaster films from June 3-5 and have scheduled other public programs related to the show - see the full schedule HERE