Dundee Contemporary Arts Opens Manfred Pernice’s First Solo Show in the UK


DUNDEE.- Dundee Contemporary Arts presents new and recent works by Manfred Pernice – one of the most outstanding German artists of his generation. This is the first solo exhibition in the UK in partnership with Modern Art Oxford and SMAK, Ghent. Conceived as a project in three stages the work will be subtly transformed following the artist’s experiences in each location. Manfred Pernice creates objects and sculptures that consider the complex relationships between art, architecture, city-building and human stories of time and place. Formed of a language that is immediately and distinctively recognisable, his sculptures suggest themselves as already existing in the everyday world. This exhibition however presents developments in Pernice’s practice over the last three years, in particular a passage of work the artist has come to describe as Sonderausstellung (special exhibition). Sonderaustellung constitutes the creatio