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"Kinetismus: 100 Years of Electricity in Art" at the Kunstahalle Praha showcasing Carlos Cruz-Diez

Exploring how electricity has transformed artistic practice from 1920 to the present day and the fascination it continues to provoke, the exhibition presents an overview of four key areas: cinematography, kinetic art, cybernetic art, and computer art.

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Chromointerférence mécanique série C, Édition Denise René, Paris 1968. From the Cruz-Diez Foundation Collection. Photo courtesy of Atelier Cruz-Diez Paris © Carlos Cruz-Diez / Bridgeman Images 2021

Curated by Peter Weibel and the curatorial department of the Kunsthalle Praha, the exhibition features over ninety works by several generations of artists from all over the world, including independent figures and members of emblematic groups such as Bauhaus, GRAV, Dvizhenie, ZERO, and teamLab.

The show includes the work of pioneers such as Carlos Cruz-Diez, Mary Ellen Bute, Zdeněk Pešánek, László Moholy-Nagy, Marcel Duchamp, Julio Le Parc, Yaacov Agam, Woody and Steina Vašulka, François Morellet, Adéla Matasová, William Kentridge; and representatives from younger generations such as Refik Anadol, Žilvinas Kempinas, Shilpa Gupta, Olafur Eliasson, Michael Bielický & Kamila B. Richter.

"Kinetismus: 100 Years of Electricity in Art" will be on view until August 29, 2022.


"Kinetismus: 100 Years of Electricity in Art" Exhibition


On view from February 22, 2022 until August 29, 2022


Kunstahalle Praha

Klárov 5

118 00, Praha 1, Czech Republic


For more information on the show, visit the Kunsthalle Praha website


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