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SELBSTBILDNIS

Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin, Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman

12 September 25 October 2019

Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Birgit Jürgenssen
Ohne Titel / Untitled, 1973/2006
Polyptych, colour photographs
25.3 x 18.1 cm / 9 24/25 x 7 1/8 in, framed: 41 x 33.5 cm / 16 1/7 x 13 1/5 in
Edition 2/10
Birgit Jürgenssen
Ohne Titel / Untitled, 1973/2006
Polyptych, colour photographs
25.3 x 18.1 cm / 9 24/25 x 7 1/8 in, framed: 41 x 33.5 cm / 16 1/7 x 13 1/5 in
Edition 2/10
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Wolfgang Tillmans
Animalistique, 2017
Inkjet print mounted on aluminum, in artist’s frame
69.3 x 92.6 cm / 27 1/3 x 36 1/2 in, 
framed: 74.7 x 98 x 3.3 cm / 29 2/5 x 38 1/2 x 1 2/7 in
Edition 2/3 + 1AP
Wolfgang Tillmans
Animalistique, 2017
Inkjet print mounted on aluminum, in artist’s frame
69.3 x 92.6 cm / 27 1/3 x 36 1/2 in,
framed: 74.7 x 98 x 3.3 cm / 29 2/5 x 38 1/2 x 1 2/7 in
Edition 2/3 + 1AP
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Kaspar Müller
Mandala, 2019
Rhinestones and glue on canvas
200 x 200 x 2 cm / 79 x 79 x 3/4 in
Kaspar Müller
Mandala, 2019
Rhinestones and glue on canvas
200 x 200 x 2 cm / 79 x 79 x 3/4 in
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Trisha Baga
Post-Electric Installation Guide to Mollusca and the Pelvic Floor (optimized for chromatophoric reproduction), 2019
Acrylic on canvas
267 x 152 x 4 cm / 105 x 60 x 1 1/2 in
Trisha Baga
Post-Electric Installation Guide to Mollusca and the Pelvic Floor (optimized for chromatophoric reproduction), 2019
Acrylic on canvas
267 x 152 x 4 cm / 105 x 60 x 1 1/2 in
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. SAGG_NAPOLI
Traditional presepe series (La Nascita), 2019
Mixed media installation
Terracotta sculptures by maestro Ferrigno, plaster, perspex, neon, spray paint
dimensions variable
SAGG_NAPOLI
Traditional presepe series (La Nascita), 2019
Mixed media installation
Terracotta sculptures by maestro Ferrigno, plaster, perspex, neon, spray paint
dimensions variable
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. detail view:
SAGG_NAPOLI
Traditional presepe series (La Nascita), 2019
detail view:
SAGG_NAPOLI
Traditional presepe series (La Nascita), 2019
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Seth Price
Redistribution, 2007-2019
Colour, sounds
81’09’’
Dimensions variable
Seth Price
Redistribution, 2007-2019
Colour, sounds
81’09’’
Dimensions variable
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Tracey Emin
C.V. Cunt Vernacular, 1997
Single screen projection and sound (shot on Mini-DV transferred to DVD)
approx. 8’
Tracey Emin
C.V. Cunt Vernacular, 1997
Single screen projection and sound (shot on Mini-DV transferred to DVD)
approx. 8’
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Cory Arcangel
Asshole #2 / Lakes, 2014
1920x1080 H.264/MPEG-4 Part 10 looped digital file (from lossless Quicktime Animation master), media player, 70” flatscreen, armature, various cables
dimension variable
Cory Arcangel
Asshole #2 / Lakes, 2014
1920x1080 H.264/MPEG-4 Part 10 looped digital file (from lossless Quicktime Animation master), media player, 70” flatscreen, armature, various cables
dimension variable
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Ned Vena
Patagonia Painting (2), 2019
Acrylic and Ultraviolet Cured Ink on Canvas
182.8 x 142.2 cm / 72 x 56 in
Ned Vena
Patagonia Painting (2), 2019
Acrylic and Ultraviolet Cured Ink on Canvas
182.8 x 142.2 cm / 72 x 56 in
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Birgit Jürgenssen
Ohne Titel / Untitled, 1978/79
SX 70 Polaroid
10.5 x 8.7 cm / 4 1/7 x 3 1/2 in, framed: 34 x 29 cm / 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 in
Birgit Jürgenssen
Ohne Titel / Untitled, 1978/79
SX 70 Polaroid
10.5 x 8.7 cm / 4 1/7 x 3 1/2 in, framed: 34 x 29 cm / 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 in
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Birgit Jürgenssen
Ohne Titel / Untitled, 1978/79
SX 70 Polaroid
10.5 x 8.7 cm / 4 1/7 x 3 1/2 in, framed: 34 x 29 cm / 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 in
Birgit Jürgenssen
Ohne Titel / Untitled, 1978/79
SX 70 Polaroid
10.5 x 8.7 cm / 4 1/7 x 3 1/2 in, framed: 34 x 29 cm / 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 in
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. René Daniëls
Untitled, 2018
Oil and felt-tip pen on canvas
30 x 40 cm / 11 4/5 x 15 3/4 in
René Daniëls
Untitled, 2018
Oil and felt-tip pen on canvas
30 x 40 cm / 11 4/5 x 15 3/4 in
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. René Daniëls
Untitled, 2016/2019
Oil and felt-tip pen on canvas
24 x 30 cm / 9 1/2 x 11 4/5 in
René Daniëls
Untitled, 2016/2019
Oil and felt-tip pen on canvas
24 x 30 cm / 9 1/2 x 11 4/5 in
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Bunny Rogers
Self Portrait as clone of Jeanne d’Arc (Bella Joan), 2019
Fine Art Print on Hahnemühle PhotoRag Ultrasmooth 305 g, silver plated artist frame, purple
200.5 x 163 x 7.5 cm / 79 x 64 1/4 x 3 in
Bunny Rogers
Self Portrait as clone of Jeanne d’Arc (Bella Joan), 2019
Fine Art Print on Hahnemühle PhotoRag Ultrasmooth 305 g, silver plated artist frame, purple
200.5 x 163 x 7.5 cm / 79 x 64 1/4 x 3 in
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Installation view
Installation view
Cory Arcangel, Trisha Baga, Petra Cortright, René Daniëls, Tracey Emin,  Birgit Jürgenssen, On Kawara, Karen Kilimnik, Jeanette Mundt, Kaspar Müller, Seth Price, Bunny Rogers, SAGG_NAPOLI, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ned Vena, Hannah Wilke, Francesca Woodman: SELBSTBILDNIS. Hannah Wilke
So Help Me Hannah, 1978
Lifetime black and white photograph
35.6 x 27.9 cm / 14 x 11 in, framed:  58 x 50 x 2.2 cm / 22 7/8 x 19 3/4 x 7/8 in
Hannah Wilke
So Help Me Hannah, 1978
Lifetime black and white photograph
35.6 x 27.9 cm / 14 x 11 in, framed: 58 x 50 x 2.2 cm / 22 7/8 x 19 3/4 x 7/8 in

Société presents SELBSTBILDNIS. 

Spanning five decades of artistic practice, the exhibition is centred around self-portraiture and encompasses painting, photography, video, sculpture and installation work. Taking the early 1970s as a starting point, SELBSTBILDNIS tells a subjective tale of the genre’s evolution and the conversations surrounding it. 

Among the angles assumed by the exhibition is self-portraiture’s continual change of focus, from face to body, body to skin, skin to prosthetics like clothing, accessories and electronic devices. These points of friction and shifts occurring through the artistic practice allow us to consider themes of wider social, political, cultural and technological change. 

In SELBSTBILDNIS, a thread also connects works that contemplate the link between the concept of individual identity and the notion of play. Through gestures of appropriation and masquerade, artists challenge the fallacy of a self-portraiture as an expression of the artist’s true self. Instead they expose the discipline as relentless negotiation between social expectations and narcissistic compulsion. Often set in places of significance to the artists – apartments, bedrooms, bathrooms and even bathtubs, these artworks play with the relationship between intimacy and exhibitionism. 

The exhibition at Société probes pairs of concepts such as mirroring and projecting, nudity and costume, face and mask, authenticity and deceit, power and submission, trauma and pleasure, melancholy and euphoria, reflexiveness and compulsion.