Museum Tinguely presents Rebecca Horn

For this year’s Art Basel, the Museum Tinguely partnered with the Centre Pompidou-Metz to stage a survey exhibition of artist Rebecca Horn. One of the early practitioners of performance art, Horn’s work explores the human body and its movement. In her early performative pieces of the 1960s and ‘70s, this is expressed via the use of objects that serve as both extensions and constrictions of the body. Since the 1980s, her work has consisted primarily of kinetic machines and, increasingly, large-scale installations that ‘come alive’ thanks to movement, the performing body being replaced by a mechanical actor. This is a must-see exhibition.

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Images: Rebecca Horn, Zen der Eule (2010).