Lone Haugaard Madsen, Raum #26 – Retrofleksive, Exhibition view, Secession 2006, Photo: Matthias Herrmann

Lone Haugaard Madsen

Raum #26 – Retrofleksive

March 3 – April 23, 2006

In the works of the Danish artist Lone Haugaard Madsen, discussion events and texts as forms of theoretical engagement with art occupy as large a place as concrete works, her photography, objects, and drawings themselves. The fundamental questions she addresses concern the conditions of making and exhibiting art: Which contexts constitute an artwork? What makes an institution? What is the relation of a catalogue to its exhibition, to the institutional space, to the artist’s intentions, and to the expectations of the public?

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Lone Haugaard Madsen, born in Silkeborg, Denmark, in 1974, lives and works in Copenhagen and Vienna.