"…one glimpse of that wellhead …"
"Then down a little way
Through the trash
No giving no words
No sense no need
Through the scum
Down a little way
To whence one glimpse
Of that wellhead"
Aside from his studies of mathematics, physics
and art, Bruce Nauman intensely engaged himself with music and
philosophy -particularly the writings of
Ludwig Wittgenstein and the work of
In December 2003 Dr. Christine Hoffmann will
lecture on Literary-Philosophical Escapades into the Structure of
Nauman's Work. This special event is complementing the exhibition
Bruce Nauman: Theatres of Experience, which can be seen from October
30, 2003 to January 18, 2004 at Deutsche Guggenheim (€ 5; Reduced Rate €
Dr. Christine Hoffmann curated the exhibition
Samuel Beckett / Bruce Nauman in the Kunsthalle Wien and is contributing
author to the exhibition catalogue Bruce Nauman: Theaters of
Experience. Alongside her activities as an independent curator, she
directs the Kunstverein LandKunstLeben, Buchholz.
more on special events which run on the occasion of the exhibition
Bruce Nauman: Theaters of Experience.
Bruce Nauman: Corridor Installation with
Mirror - San Jose
Photo: David Heald
©VG Bild - Kunst, Bonn 2003/2004