Within the Lifetime of Varieties exhibition, the Hayward Gallery will showcase how artists have drawn inspiration from motion, flux, and natural progress, from a dancer’s gesture to the breaking of a wave or from molten steel flowing to a spider’s internet tangled.
Over 50 years of up to date artwork shall be showcased on this distinctive exhibition, together with a variety of energetic sculptural kinds that appear to exude, undulate, blossom, erupt and sprawl within the gallery house, inspiring fluid and reworking experiences. The Lifetime of Varieties will carry collectively works that deal with bodily expertise in a world the place on a regular basis encounters are more and more digitized in a dynamic and pressing method.
The exhibition will function the works of 19 worldwide artists, specifically Ruth Asawa, Nairy Baghramian, Phyllida Barlow, Lynda Benglis, Michel Blazy, Paloma Bosquê, Olaf Brzeski, Choi Jeong Hwa, Tara Donovan, DRIFT, Holly Hendry, EJ Hill, Marguerite Humeau, Jean-Luc Moulène, Senga Nengudi, Martin Puryear, Matthew Ronay, Teresa Photo voltaic Abboud and Franz West.
Speaking in regards to the exhibition, Ralph Rugoff, director of the Hayward Gallery, mentioned: “Intricate, exuberant and playful, the works on this present will take guests on an journey right into a world of fascinating kinds. While they keep away from straight representing the human physique, most of those artworks evince a compelling corporeality – they remind us that there’s a comedy, in addition to a politics, of kind.”
The exhibition will run from the fifth of February, 2024, till the sixth of Could, 2024.