Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings Opening Weekend

Posted by August 3, 2022

Join us to celebrate the opening of the first career survey of Katharina Grosse's studio paintings

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale in situ paintings that range across built and natural environments. On view September 23, 2022–January 23, 2023, Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is the first major survey to focus on Grosse’s studio-based paintings. We invite you to experience blotches, streaks, swaths, drips and mists of color; complex layers of paint; sweeping movements; and fluid, abstract forms. Each of these canvases is a fragment of a more expansive project. Together they visualize a multiplicity that is simultaneous and that encourages the perception of difference. Painting for Grosse is a model of how to act and be in the world.

Friday, September 23

Exhibition Opening: Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions

4:30 pm  Member & Faculty Preview
5:30 pm  Q&A with Katharina Grosse
6:30–8:30 pm  Public Opening
8:00 pm  Private reception for Kemper Circle Members (contact sfs.kemper@wustl.edu or 314.935.5860 for more information)

Saturday, September 24

2 pm Public Tour: Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings
Free and open to the public. 

Sunday, September 25

2 pm Chinese-Language Tour: Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings
Free and open to the public.

Image credits

Katharina Grosse (German, b. 1961), Untitled, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 139 3/8 × 104 3/4 × 26 in. (354 × 266 × 66 cm); and Untitled, 2022. Acrylic on canvas, 93 11/16 × 62 3/16 in. (238 × 158 cm). © Katharina Grosse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn. Photos by Jens Ziehe.