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Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022
Returns, Revisions, Inventions

Saturday, September 24, 2022, 2pm
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis
www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu

Join student educators from the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis for an interactive tour of the exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revision, Inventions. The show highlights the role that Katharina Grosse’s studio-based paintings—thirty-seven of which are on view—have played throughout her career in her experiments with the aesthetic potentials and physical and optical properties of color and paint. The event is free and open to the public.

Katharina Grosse, Untitled, 2021 © Katharina Grosse and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany 2022. Photo: Jens Ziehe

Katharina Grosse, Untitled, 2021 © Katharina Grosse and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany 2022. Photo: Jens Ziehe

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Left: Katharina Grosse. Photo: Larissa Hofmann. Right: Sabine Eckmann. Photo: Bryan Schraier

In Conversation

Katharina Grosse
Sabine Eckmann

Friday, September 23, 2022, 5:30pm
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu

Katharina Grosse will be in conversation with Sabine Eckmann, director and chief curator of the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions at the museum. The pair will discuss the artist’s studio-based paintings, from her earliest works in the 1990s to her most recent canvases, which are subject of this major survey. The event is free and open to the public.

Left: Katharina Grosse. Photo: Larissa Hofmann. Right: Sabine Eckmann. Photo: Bryan Schraier

Katharina Grosse, Destroy Me Once, Destroy Me Twice, 2022, installation view, Roskilde, Denmark. Artwork © Katharina Grosse and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany, 2022. Photo: Jens Ziehe

Commission

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Destroy Me Once, Destroy Me Twice

Katharina Grosse has been commissioned to create a 2,000-square-meter dance floor for the 2022 Roskilde Festival in Denmark, to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the festival, which runs from June 25 to July 2. Titled Destroy Me Once, Destroy Me Twice (2022), the expansive outdoor painting transforms the hilly landscape of the festival’s campsite and is intended to inspire a sense of community, presence, and togetherness in keeping with this year’s theme, “Solidarity–Time to Act!” Since 1971, Roskilde Festival, the largest of its kind in Northern Europe, has been a melting pot that merges music and art. To attend the festival, purchase tickets at www.roskilde-festival.dk.

Katharina Grosse, Destroy Me Once, Destroy Me Twice, 2022, installation view, Roskilde, Denmark. Artwork © Katharina Grosse and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany, 2022. Photo: Jens Ziehe

Katharina Grosse. Photo: Larissa Hofmann

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Katharina Grosse
Dan Cameron

Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 5pm
SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia
www.scadmoa.org

For the keynote event of SCAD deFINE ART 2022, honoring Katharina Grosse, the artist will be joined by curator Dan Cameron in a discussion about her life and artistic practice. SCAD deFINE ART is the Savannah College of Art and Design’s annual program of talks, tours, and exhibitions featuring work by contemporary art’s most vital voices. Grosse’s exhibition Chill Seeping will be on view at the SCAD Museum of Art from February 28 through July 11, 2022. The event is free and open to the public.

Katharina Grosse. Photo: Larissa Hofmann

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