Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear

from October 1st 2004 to January 20th 2005

Contemporary Visions. Photographs and Videos from the Collection of Helga de Alvear

  • Lugar:

    Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finlandia

  • Comisario:

    Joanna Kurth Päivi Kiiski-Finel

Thomas Ruff. Interieur 2 C, 1981

Jeff Wall. The Giant, 1992.

Thomas Demand. Copyshop, 1999

Eulàlia Valldosera. Mujer botella, 1995

Alicia Framis. Demonstration Against Violence at the Ajax Football Stadium Amsterdam, 13 October 2002, 2002

A number of up-to-date issues and contemporary art subjects are dealt with in this selection of works by 24 of the most outstanding artists working today. The 64 works of art on display, mainly photographs and videos, allow visitors to preview the Collection and to see some of the most recent artistic trends. It is a powerful display which reveals the wide range of approaches used by each artist to build a personal space, time and place which relates to their cultural background and their way of representing themes concerning history, gender, geopolitics, the media and existence.


Eija-Liisa Ahtila | Vanesa Beecroft | Matti Braun | Robin Collyer | Stephane Couturier | Christine Davis | Thomas Demand | Stan Douglas | Alicia Framis | Candida Höfer | Isaac Julien | Kimsooja | Ken Lum | Íñigo Manglano-Ovalle | Tracey Moffatt | Mariko Mori | Pipilotti Rist | Thomas Ruff | Frank Thiel | Fatimah Tuggar | Eulàlia Valldosera | Jef Wall | Shizuka Yokomizu | Edwin Zwakman