Friday 6 December 2019

JAHRESGABEN 2019 at the Bonner Kunstverein

Horst Ademeit, 5804, 23.09.2003, inscribed polaroid, 11 x 9 cm.
© Estate of Horst Ademeit / Delmes & Zander, Cologne
7th - 22nd December, 2019

Jahresgaben opens Saturday December 7th from 12 to 2 pm at the Kunstverein in Bonn. 

"Jahresgaben (annual gifts) are unique and editioned artworks that are sold as part of an annual fundraising event."
"This year's annual entries include paintings, drawings, collages, photographs, sculptures and prints by 24 artists including Ulla von Brandenburg's unique works, Anna-Sophie Berger, Andreas Breunig, Cecilia Edefalk, Allison Katz, Sarah Lehnerer, Nicolas Pelzer and Benoît Platéus, Henrik Potter, Babette Semmer, Masar Sohail, Leslie Thornton and Josef Zekoff. The two Peter Mertes fellows from 2018, Robert Brambora and Stefani Glauber, also provide an annual gift. This year Arno Beck will be part of the show, taken from the the Bonner Kunstverein's studio, with a limited edition of letterpress prints. In addition, Neven Allgeier and Alex Grein have produced new editions exclusively for the Bonn Kunstverein. We receive further annual gifts from Judith Bernstein, Erica Baum, Ghislaine Leung and Susanne M. Winterling. Furthermore, we offer works from the estate of Horst Ademeit and Adelhyd van Bender.

The opening will be accompanied by short lectures on selected anniversaries by curators, art historians and members. There are, inter alia, talk. Linda Conze (curator of photography, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf), Anthony DiPaola (artist and board member of the Bonner Kunstverein), Fatima Hellberg (director, Bonner Kunstverein), Lisa Klosterkötter (freelance curator, Cologne), Max Rauschenbach (freelancer, Kunstmuseum Bonn), Luisa Schlotterbeck (art historian, Cologne), Roswitha Weber (member of the Bonner Kunstverein) and Prof. Harald Wolter-von dem Knesebeck (Institute of art history, University of Bonn)."

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