«Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.» at Kunsthalle Basel

An Exhibition by Nick Mauss with Gretchen Bender, James Ensor, Hannah Höch, Ray Johnson, Konrad Klapheck, Ketty La Rocca, Ken Okiishi, Georgia Sagri and many more, February 7 until September 20, 2020

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Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Rosemary Mayer, Hypsipyle, 1973» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Rosemary Mayer, Hypsipyle, 1973» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Ketty La Rocca, Comma with 3 dots, 1970; Ketty La Rocca, J, 1970 and Rosemary Mayer, Hypsipyle, 1973» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Ketty La Rocca, Comma with 3 dots, 1970; Ketty La Rocca, J, 1970 and Rosemary Mayer, Hypsipyle, 1973» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on video documentation Ray Johnson’s artist book Ray Gives a Party, ca. 1955» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on video documentation Ray Johnson’s artist book Ray Gives a Party, ca. 1955» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Rosemary Mayer, Galla Placidia, 1973» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Rosemary Mayer, Galla Placidia, 1973» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Georgia Sagri, Deep Cut, 2018, and (back) Ketty La Rocca, Comma with 3 dots, 1970» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Georgia Sagri, Deep Cut, 2018, and (back) Ketty La Rocca, Comma with 3 dots, 1970» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Konrad Klapheck, Liberté, amour, art, 1964» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Konrad Klapheck, Liberté, amour, art, 1964» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Konrad Klapheck, Liberté, amour, art, 1964; Georgia Sagri, Open Wound, 2018; Georgia Sagri, Fresh Bruise, 2018» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Konrad Klapheck, Liberté, amour, art, 1964; Georgia Sagri, Open Wound, 2018; Georgia Sagri, Fresh Bruise, 2018» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Edward Owens, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, 1968–70» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Edward Owens, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, 1968–70» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Hannah Höch, Ich bin ein armes Tier, 1959» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Hannah Höch, Ich bin ein armes Tier, 1959» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Robert Morris in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, Restless Sleepers/Atomic Shroud, 1981; (back left) Megan Francis Sullivan, Baigneur aux brax écartés, 1883, Collection Jasper Johns (Inverted), 2016; (back right) Megan Francis Sullivan, Cing Baigneuses, 1885–1887, Kunstmuseum Basel (Inverted), 2015» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Robert Morris in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, Restless Sleepers/Atomic Shroud, 1981; (back left) Megan Francis Sullivan, Baigneur aux brax écartés, 1883, Collection Jasper Johns (Inverted), 2016; (back right) Megan Francis Sullivan, Cing Baigneuses, 1885–1887, Kunstmuseum Basel (Inverted), 2015» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Megan Francis Sullivan, Study of Bathers, 1902, Private Collection (Inverted), 2017» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Megan Francis Sullivan, Study of Bathers, 1902, Private Collection (Inverted), 2017» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Gretchen Bender, TV Text and Image (PEOPLE WITH AIDS), 1986–1993» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Gretchen Bender, TV Text and Image (PEOPLE WITH AIDS), 1986–1993» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Bea Schlingelhoff, Typeface dedicated to and named after Anne-Marie (Im Hof-)Piguet, 2018» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Bea Schlingelhoff, Typeface dedicated to and named after Anne-Marie (Im Hof-)Piguet, 2018» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artist and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Rosemary Mayer, “reenactment” by Nick Mauss in collaboration with the Estate of Rosemary Mayer, February Ghosts (Monoceros, Auriga, and Orion), 1981/2020, and (back) Nick Mauss, Tresholds, 2020» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Rosemary Mayer, “reenactment” by Nick Mauss in collaboration with the Estate of Rosemary Mayer, February Ghosts (Monoceros, Auriga, and Orion), 1981/2020, and (back) Nick Mauss, Tresholds, 2020» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Ken Okiishi, Untitled, 2016 (video on the left)» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Ken Okiishi, Untitled, 2016 (video on the left)» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Nick Mauss, Tresholds, 2020, und (hinten) Rosemary Mayer, «Wiederaufführung» von Nick Mauss in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Estate of Rosemary Mayer, February Ghosts (Monoceros, Auriga, and Orion), 1981/2020» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Nick Mauss, Tresholds, 2020, und (hinten) Rosemary Mayer, «Wiederaufführung» von Nick Mauss in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Estate of Rosemary Mayer, February Ghosts (Monoceros, Auriga, and Orion), 1981/2020» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Nick Mauss, Tresholds, 2020, und (hinten) Rosemary Mayer, «Wiederaufführung» von Nick Mauss in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Estate of Rosemary Mayer, February Ghosts (Monoceros, Auriga, and Orion), 1981/2020 and Anton Perich, Victor Hugo Rojas, 1978 (video on the right)» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel
Exhibition View Groupshow «Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.; view on Nick Mauss, Tresholds, 2020, und (hinten) Rosemary Mayer, «Wiederaufführung» von Nick Mauss in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Estate of Rosemary Mayer, February Ghosts (Monoceros, Auriga, and Orion), 1981/2020 and Anton Perich, Victor Hugo Rojas, 1978 (video on the right)» an exhibition by Nick Mauss at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2020 / Photo: Philipp Hänger and Kunsthalle Basel / Courtesy: the artists and Kunsthalle Basel