Museum Kunst Palast Dedicates Major Solo Exhibition to the German Artist Klaus Mettig


DUSSELDORF.- Museum kunst palast dedicates a major solo exhibition to the artist Klaus Mettig (b. 1950 in Brandenburg), encompassing works from different creative periods. The show juxtaposes panorama photographs of the artist’s latest series Don’t be left behind with an earlier monumental photo wall installation, as well as four multipart slide projections dating from the 1970s and 1980s. Owing to their panorama format the photographic works of the Düsseldorf-based artist open up an unusual, both critical and fascinating view of the world. The Düsseldorf exhibition presents a wealth of newer works in which Mettig focuses his attention on China, India and the USA. An underlying socio-political approach unites the oeuvre of Mettig, whose works invariably embraces reflections on perceptions and effects of the mechanisms of international politics. The work group Don’t be left behind has been in the proce