„Sandmühle” by Günther Uecker in the Four Domes Pavilion

The work of one of the most respected German artists of the post-war generation – Günther Uecker, the famous installation “Sandmühle” (“Sand Mill”) will be presented in the Four Domes Pavilion Museum of Contemporary Art.

It is part of a joint project of the National Museum in Wrocław, Dresden State Art Collections (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden) and the Adam Mickiewicz Institute. As part of the project entitled “CZAS NASZ | UNSERE ZEIT | OUR TIME” in Dresden, the works of Magdalena Abakanowicz from the collection of the National Museum in Wrocław are presented at the same time ➸

On Friday, October 23 at 12.00 we invite you to participate in the press conference preceding the opening of Günther Uecker’s exhibition in Wrocław – the ONLINE broadcast will be presented on the FB profile of the National Museum in Wrocław ➸

On Saturday, October 24 at 5.00 p.m. we invite you to watch the ONLINE broadcast of the opening of the Günther Uecker exhibition at the Four Domes Pavilion. The broadcast will be available on the YT channel of the National Museum in Wrocław ➸

We invite you to watch the film impression from the first stage of preparation. The installation “Sandmühle”, shown in the Four Domes Pavilion, is one of his early works, and the artist has been returning to this subject ever since 1966. Revolving mechanism leaves grooves in the sand, which then disappear and are made a new, thus evoking the associations with the Eastern symbol of mandala continuously created and destroyed, in reference to passing and being reborn in the eternal cycle of life…

Realization: J. M. Gawron, A. Ziemlańska | Music: Borrtex © CC

— More about the exhibition ➸