BAD REPUTATION, SIGMAR POLKE AND PHOTOGRAPHY

TWO STUDY EVENINGS
Thursday October, 17 and Friday November, 8

On the occasion of the exhibition, LE BAL invites historians, critics and artists to question Sigmar Polke’s irreverent and jubilant relationship with the photographic medium during two evenings of study led by Bernard Marcadé.

Thursday October, 17 - 6pm-9pm
Introduction 
by Bernard Marcadé, co-curator of the exhibition
All fire and flame by Bice Curiger, art critic, curator and director of the Van Gogh Arles Foundation
Singular / Plural: On the Use of Photographic Images in and around Düsseldorf by Petra Berndt-Lange & Dietmar Rübel, independent curators and professors at the University of Hamburg and the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich
Si votre ramage se rapporte à votre tramage. L’image pointée by Emmanuel Alloa, lecturer in philosophy at the University of Sankt Gallen
and in aesthetics at the Department of Plastic Arts of Paris 8

Friday November, 8 - 6pm-9pm
Introduction 
by Bernard Marcadé, co-curator of the exhibition
Zone of turbulence by Jean-Francois Chevrier, art historian and professor at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris
Sigmar Polke, photography, war, history by Philippe Dagen, art historian, art critic and professor of contemporary art history at the University of
Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
There Is a Crack in Everything, That´s How the Light Gets In by Klaus Mettig, German artist
Photography by Sigmar Polke and Gerhard Richter: a comparative reading by Erik Verhagen, art critic and professor of contemporary
art history at the Polytechnic University of Hauts-de-France

Practical info

Registration required : Thursday October, 17 and Friday November, 8
For more information : contact@le-bal.fr
Single rate : 7 euros with an entry ticket for the current exhibition*
*Valid for the duration of the exhibition

With support of the Goethe Institute Paris

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