Franz Erhard Walther

Franz Erhard Walther, Work as Action

October 2, 2010 - February 13, 2012

<p>Franz Erhard Walther, <i>8 Nesselplatten</i> (1963), <i>Zwei Pappröhren (Verlegenheitsstück)</i><br> 
(1962), <i>Zwei Gläser mit Reis</i> (1963), and <i>Handbrett I</i> (1962/1963).  Photo: David Allison. </p>

Franz Erhard Walther, 8 Nesselplatten (1963), Zwei Pappröhren (Verlegenheitsstück)
(1962), Zwei Gläser mit Reis (1963), and Handbrett I (1962/1963). Photo: David Allison.

 
 
 

This presentation of works by Franz Erhard Walther will feature a selection of Handlungsstücke (Action Pieces) from the early 1960s, including the complete presentation of 1. Werksatz (First Work Set), 1963–69, from Dia's collection. Acquired in 1978, 1. Werksatz comprises fifty-eight fabric elements, or “instruments,” meant to be activated by visitors to the museum, drawing attention to the body as material form.

 
 

Past Events and Public Programs

Dia:Beacon
Gallery Talks
Christian Rattemeyer
on Franz Erhard Walther

Sunday, February 12, 2012, 2 pm

 

Dia:Chelsea
Conversation between Franz Erhard Walther and Jennifer Winkworth
Monday, September 19, 2011, 6:30pm

 

Dia:Beacon
Colloquium: Franz Erhard Walther’s First Work Set: Actions, Instructions, and Presence, 1963–1969
Saturday, September 17, 2011, 11am–5pm

 

Dia:Beacon
Gallery Talks
Anthony Huberman on Franz Erhard Walther
April 30, 2011, 2 pm

 

Dia:Beacon
Gallery Talks
Claire Barliant on Franz Erhard Walther
Saturday, October 30, 2010, 2pm

 

Dia:Chelsea
Artists on Artists Lecture Series
Peter Halley on Franz Erhard Walther
Monday, October 18, 2010, 6:30pm

 

Dia:Beacon
Conversations
Franz Erhard Walther in conversation with Yasmil Raymond
Sunday, October 3, 2010, 2pm

 

Dia:Beacon
Member Programs
Member Event: Franz Erhard Walther Exhibition Walk-Through and Reception
Saturday, October 2, 2010, 11:30am

 
 

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