An exhibition curated by Ted Noten, and featuring works by Otto Kunzli and Bernhard Schobinger:
Framed by Ted Noten
25 May to 8 September 2013
The focus is on themes like greed, emptiness, beauty, mortality and intimacy. Ted Noten will string together a necklace of works by high-profile artists like Damien Hirst, Wim Delvoye and Marina Abramovic, texts by Marcel Duchamp and Charles Bukowski, jewellery by Elsa Schiaparelli and Otto Künzli, and a film sequence by Wim Wenders. Francis Bacon's painting Fragment of a Crucifixion will be one of the highlights, while ethnographic objects like a decorated skull from Papua New Guinea, a tiny string of pearls and a gold dildo all feature too.
The exhibition 'FRAMED by Ted Noten' offers an insight into the designer's intellectual and emotional world. The selection of his own work includes his famous Prada bag with gold pistol. His latest jewellery collection, 'Seven Necessities', and the interactive installation 'Wanna Swap' will also be shown in the Netherlands for the first time.