Contemporary Counterpoint

Wolfgang Laib. A Mountain not to climb on. For Monet

From March 06th to July 08th, 2024
Wolfgang Laib (Né en 1950 à Metzingen)
Pollen Mountains
Bruxelles, Galerie des Beaux -Arts
© Wolfgang Laib
This presentation will bring together works specially created by the artist for the museum’s very special architecture, in dialogue with that ode to nature and beauty formed by Monet’s Nymphéas.

In the works of Wolfgang Laib (born in Germany in 1950), nature invades art. As a result, his materials, which include pollen, milk, rice and beeswax, dictate the final forms of the simple, geometrically-shaped sculptures created by the artist (squares, cones and alignments). Each of his works is presided over by a series of simple, economical actions involving a relationship with nature: gathering, sifting, pouring…

Wolfgang Laib
Wolfgang Laib
© Photo: Lea Crespi / Courtesy Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London · Paris · Salzburg · Seoul
  1. Monday 9.00am - 6.00pm
  2. Tuesday Closed
  3. Wednesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
  4. Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm
  5. Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
  6. Saturday 9.00am - 6.00pm
  7. Sunday 9.00am - 6.00pm
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