At the 57th Venice Biennale, Carolee Schneemann has received the Golden Lion in honor of her lifetime achievement. Meanwhile, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg is about to send its exhibition Carolee Schneemann. Kinetic Painting on an international tour.
The first stop, in late May, is the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt (May 31–September 24, 2017); in the fall, the show will travel to the MoMA PS1 in New York (October 22, 2017–March 11, 2018).
Key works by Carolee Schneemann were secured for the Generali Foundation Collection, which has been on permanent loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg since 2014: an early kinetic piece titled Fur Wheel (1962) as well as the artist’s experimental films were acquired last year, now complemented by another crucial work, Noise Bodies (1965).