New York

Rosemarie Trockel

MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art

Drawing exhibitions provide an artist with a singular opportunity: to present the inner workings of an inspiration, the seed of an idea or concept. Drawings and the act of drawing have served artists in different ways at different times. Nowadays, we have come to view drawings as maquettes for larger works, a game in which size and scale are given greater consideration than either eloquence or clarity. In the past, artists such as Eva Hesse and Joseph Beuys have been successful in extending the reach of their respective projects to include drawing; and more recently it could be said that Enzo Cucchi and Alighiero e Boetti have done the same. Still others—Nancy Spero and Cy Twombly, for example—have embraced the drawing as the most significant part of their oeuvre. Rosemarie Trockel is a young Conceptual artist who works within the frame of the poetic, making beautiful and often introspective

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