SERPENTINE. A TOUCH OF HEAVEN (AND HELL)
Temporary art interventions along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road
August 2020 to November 2022

Outpost at the Museum of Modern Art Carinthia
11 June – 29 August 2021


In parallel to the two-year public art project along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road, the MMKK is showing additional pictures and installations around the famous Glockner painting by Markus Pernhart: more filigree pictures, sculptures, and installations which would not withstand the extreme weather conditions on the mountain.

The artists, most of who make research-based works, sharpen our view for themes that are already inherent in the history of the road project: the obsession with mastering nature, the path is the goal, the road as a piece of sports equipment, test track and pilgrimage route, the feelings of happiness and fear of death that arise here in equal measure, the vehicles as essential companions that carry representatives of the human species in great numbers and density up and down through the landscape, through the habitats of wild and farm animals, along rising snow lines and melting glaciers – their sublimity and vulnerability always before our eyes.


Projektträgerschaft: Land Salzburg, Land Kärnten, GROHAG

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Anna Meyer, Klitglacier, 2021, Öl auf Aluminium, 80 x 140 cm, Foto: © Anna Meyer, courtesy: Galerie Krobath und Anna Meyer

Thomas Hörl und Peter Kozek, Lichthöhe, Film, digitale Serienbildsequenzen 6K 12p, © Kamera: Victor Jaschke für serpetine.at

Markus Pernhart, Großglockner, um 1860, Öl auf Leinwand, 58 x 74 cm, © Foto: F. Neumüller, Courtesy Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten

Ausstellungseröffnung Serpentine, Foto: F. Neumüller

Ausstellungseröffnung Serpentine, Foto: F. Neumüller

Ausstellungseröffnung Serpentine, Foto: F. Neumüller

Ausstellungseröffnung Serpentine, Foto: F. Neumüller

Ausstellungseröffnung Serpentine, Foto: F. Neumüller

Iris und Widmar Andraschek, Großglocknerfahrt, ca. 1966/2021, Super 8 Film, 7:32 Min., digitalisiert, Filmstill: © Iris Andraschek
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