Icons: Worship and Adoration

Group Exhibition. Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany.

19 October 2019 – 1 March 2020
www.kunsthalle-bremen.de

‘Liberation’, 2019. Photographed by Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2019.

‘Icons: Worship and Adoration’ brings together nine centuries of art in an exhibition in which each art work occupies a single gallery. The show examines how the concept of the icon unites sacred worship and the idea of transcendence. Hirst’s ‘Liberation’ is among the works included. 

Other featured artists are Marina Abramović, Hilma Af Klimt, Francis Bacon, Sebald Beham, Joseph Beuys, Constantin Brancusi, James Lee Byars, Janet Cardiff, Giovanni Battista Crespi, Masolino Da Panicale, Berline De Bruyckere, Léon De La Laborde, Niki De Saint Phalle, Angelo Di Vicenzo, Marcel Duchamp, Dan Flavin, David Caspar Friedrich, Katharina Ritsch, Isa Genzken, Hans Geuder, Andreas Gursky, Thomas Hubar, Christian Jankowski, Wassily Kandinsky, Martin Kipp, Jeff Koons, Joseph Kosuth, Sebastian Kramm, Sherrie Levine, Kasimir Malevitch, Agnes Martin, John Martin, Kris Martin, Allan McCollum, Cido Meireles, Piet Mondrian, Bruce Nauman, Barnett Newman, Hermann Nitch, Gerhard Richter, Johann Friedrich Rossmäßler, Mark Rothko, Andres Serrano, Katharina Sieverding, Thomas Struth, Elaine Sturtevant, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Alexander Tovborg, Rosemarie Trockel, James Turrell, Joseph Mallord William Turner, Vincent van Gogh, Philipp Veitt, Carl Veiten, Bill Viola, Alexej Von Jawlensky, Andy Warhol, Kehinde Wiley and Ludwig Wilhelm Wittich.