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Stratification: An Installation of Works since 1960 Opens
Georg Baselitz (b. 1938), Triangle, 1991. Oil on canvas, 250 x 250 cm. Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Gift of Michael Werner, 1991.183. Photo: Katya Kallsen, HUAM, © President and Fellows of Harvard College.
CAMBRIDGE, MA.-The Busch-Reisinger Museum presents Stratification: An Installation of Works since 1960, on view through February 26, 2006. Borrowing its title from one of the exhibited works, Stratification concentrates on seven key pieces from the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s collection of contemporary art from German-speaking Europe. The installation’s theme, layers, explores relationships among objects that span several decades and incorporate a range of approaches to art making. From smooth, overlaid coats of color to dense accretions of paint to stacked, repeated forms, each work employs a different mode of layering in its structure, application of materials, and overall physical process of formation. The varied uses of stratification in these pieces not only contribute to the overall aesthetic effect of each work but also signal more theoretical issues about surfaces, stability, artistic principles, and the act of creation.

The installation features paintings by Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Georg Baselitz, Rudolf de Crignis, and Richard Paul Lohse as well as sculptures by Max Bill and Thomas Lenk. Two sequential selections of drawings, prints, and photographs further develop the overarching theme.

Organized by Celka Straughn, 2004–2006 Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Intern.






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