The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Saturday, December 4, 2021


Major exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art explores the modern evolution of love
Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, Relationship #19, “Three Years of ZackaRhys”, 2008-2013. C-print, 38.1 x 50.8 cm / 15 x 20 in. Courtesy Luis De Jesus Los Angeles.



DUBLIN.- This September, the Irish Museum of Modern Art presents one of its most ambitious and compelling shows ever, tackling a subject that is part of everyone’s lives: LOVE.

What We Call Love: From Surrealism to Now explores how the notion of love has evolved within the 20th and 21st centuries. How have seismic sociological changes concerning sexuality, marriage and intimacy, alongside developments in gender issues, affected the way we conceive of love? How does visual art, from Surrealism to the present day, deal with love and what can these artistic representations tell us about what love means in our current culture?

Love is a subject of great relevance in Ireland today, as our understanding and definitions of love expand with the changing face of contemporary society. Featuring a fantastic collection of masterworks by some of the most important figures in modern art - such as Constantin Brancusi, Salvador Dalí, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Alberto Giacometti, Meret Oppenheim, Pablo Picasso; iconic works by the most significant artists of recent times – Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono, Marina Abramović, Louise Bourgeois, Nan Goldin, Damien Hirst, Rebecca Horn, Carolee Schneemann, Wolfgang Tillmans - and new commissions by artists Lucy Andrews, Séamus Nolan, Garrett Phelan and Jeremy Shaw - What We Call Love invites the audience to consider what love means to them with a series of talks, events, film screenings and debates alongside the exhibition.

Curated by Christine Macel, Chief Curator at Centre Pompidou, with Rachael Thomas, Head of Exhibitions at IMMA, What We Call Love features almost 200 works, including over 30 works on loan from major collections such as Centre Pompidou, Paris; Tate, London; Museé Picasso, Paris; Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, New York; Fondation Giacometti, Paris; British Council Collection; Musee d’art modern de la Ville de Paris; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; Collection institute d’art Contemporain, Rhone-Alpes; Marina Abramović Archives; and from numerous private collections and leading gallerists worldwide.

Speaking about What We Call Love, IMMA Director Sarah Glennie said “IMMA is delighted to be staging this important and fascinating exhibition, which is a great opportunity for audiences to experience, at first hand, 20th century masterworks from some of the world’s most important collections, shown in the context of contemporary art from Ireland and around the world. We look forward to welcoming people to IMMA over the coming months to join us in a consideration of what love means to us all today.”










Today's News

September 14, 2015

Anti-oil protesters dressed in black and carrying umbrellas flash mob British Museum

Sotheby's Hong Kong to present Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale 2015 on 6 October

Ugo Rondinone presents three new bodies of work at Sadie Coles HQ in London

'The Wrath of the Gods: Masterpieces by Rubens, Michelangelo, and Titian' opens in Philadelphia

Exhibition at Allan Stone Projects surveys paintings and works on paper by Kazuko Inoue

Christie's launches +86 Open: A new initiative and sale providing new perspective on art in China today

Whyte's announces sale of Irish & international art from precious private collections

Exhibition at DC Moore Gallery presents a selection of recent paintings by Valerie Jaudon

Australian Museum reveals new branding as key part of transformation of the 188-year-old institution

Exhibition of 55 paintings, photographs, collages and drawings by Jay DeFeo opens at Hosfelt Gallery

Major exhibition examines the role of photography in the formation of contemporary art in Japan

Thilo Heinzmann opens first exhibition at the Parisian location of Galerie Perrotin

Asia Week New York Association member galleries step into the spotlight for September Asia Week

The Art Directors Guild Gallery 800 announces the 'Still Life & Storytelling' art exhibit

Two simultaneous solo shows by Graham Gillmore and Charles Linder open at Gallery 16

Major exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art explores the modern evolution of love

Boston University Art Galleries presents Hiroshima bombing panels & artifacts

Almost a Kiss: Morgane Tschiember's first solo exhibition in New York opens at Tracy Williams Ltd.

Edward Cella Art + Architecture presents a new series of paintings by Ruth Pastine

Ulrich Museum of Art presents exhibition of contemporary Indian art this fall

Four emerging talents from the world of design take over a gallery in the Design Museum

Bonhams to offer significant motor cars from the Arthur Carter Collection

First Ladies' handbags highlight 'The Art of Judith Leiber' at Heritage Auctions

Chemould Prescott Road opens exhibition of the work of Reena Saini Kallat

Film about US home foreclosures wins at French festival




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful