WAS DIE ERDE SIEHT/ WITH THE EYES OF THE EARTH
CLAUDIO ABATE/ROBERT SMITHSON/MARKUS KARSTIEß
17 JANUARY - 27 FEBRUARY 2015, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, Germany

The exhibition revisits the original site of Robert Smithsons first earthwork "Asphalt Rundown" and consists of: Previousely unpublished images of the "Asphalt Rundown" and the "Mirror for Italy" installation at Galleria L'Attico in 1969 by Claudio Abate. The original exhibition Manifesto (poster) and invitation card as well as Scholar's Rocks and a video by Markus Karstieß digging in the abandoned quarry near Rome for the remains of Asphalt Rundown after 45 years. VIDEO

Text by Sylvia Metz:
German / English

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