Echoes of Grünewald by Sarkis
SARKIS, au commencement le retable d’Issenheim brings together Sarkis’ various works emerged in relation to the Issenheim Altarpiece, the masterpiece of German Renaissance painter Mathias Grünewald. Drawings, stained glass works and screenings of films by Sarkis will accompany the artist’s video, neon and wooden works placed in the naves of the chapel in Thonon-les-Bains, France, which serves as a contemporary art center today. The works conceived in efforts of conceptualizing the Issenheim Altarpiece will present an extensive look at the creation of this work. Opening on June 21, the exhibition runs through September 22.