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‘Attending’ by Witte Wartena now available as book

Representing a scene of a past moment, is the principal thought in the works of the Dutch artist Witte Wartena in his series »Attending«. Exhibition is captured as a situation. The focus of the works are people and events, which can be identified by the work titles and the name register. Witte Wartena’s works invites you to reflect on exhibitions. When was a room designed and for whom? Which people are in the space, who uses it? What distinguishes an exhibition venue and the staging of it?

The catalog shows a section of the Berlin gallery and art scene. 47 weeks of exhibitions in 47 drawings from the exhibition openings.

The book »Attending« with tekst by Ulrike Oppelt is edited in a limited edition of 200 by Art In Flow, Berlin. The tekst is in German and English, size 21 x 14,8 cm, softcover, 60 pages. The book is available through the artist himself: The book costs €10.– plus €5,– shippingfee in Europe. Check this link to browse through the book.