Do you like the slapstick movies? In the past it was a popular gender which got strength in Italy, during the 20th Century. The epics pitfalls of the banana peel, pie fights, brawls and chase scenes have made part of the funny days in family.
The exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg shows works by contemporary artists in the context of silent slapstick movies from the early history of cinema, tracing in the process the characteristics of slapstick in the art of the present day. Objects, installations, photographs and films by such artists as John Bock, Rodney Graham, Wilfredo Prieto, Timm Ulrichs, Fischli/Weiss, Bruce Nauman and Francis Alÿs!