Unsettled Objects

Unsettled Objects
Date: 10 December 2009 – 13 November 2011
Space: Gallery 4

Exhibition of work from Glasgow Museums’ collection, including major new purchases made via Art Fund International. Included was the seminal slide installation by Lothar Baumgarten, from which the exhibition took its name.

This was the first exhibition of several major acquisitions of works created by artists outside the UK. It featured installation, photography, sculpture and video from Glasgow Museums’ contemporary art collections. Unsettled Objects formed one of his studies of how several European ethnographic museums display objects and frame perceptions, and the ways objects have been uprooted from their original contexts and remain unsettled against western discourses.

Artists: Emily Jacir, Lothar Baumgarten, Eve Arnold, Graham Fagen, Beth Forde, Richard Hamilton, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Jenny Holzer, Peter Kennard, George Rodger, Zineb Sedira, Jo Spence, Joel Sternfield  and Ross Sinclair

Magdalen Chua Daily Serving
National Collecting Scheme
Art Fund – Unsettled Objects  Lothar Baumgarten

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