MAXXI – Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
16 October 2013 - 16 February 2014
A visual artist and theatrical writer, Jan Fabre presents for the first time at MAXXI the actions and performances from the 1970s through to the present day: drawings, “thinking models”, collages, films, photos and documents that constitute the basis for a review of the dozens of performances and actions, both private and public, realised in Belgium and elsewhere.
> Jan Fabre, Ik, aan het dromen [Me, Dreaming], 1978. Sculpture, mannequin, plaster, clothes, smoked meat, table, chair, microscope, nails, thumbnails, table; 70x 50 x 80 cm, chair; 140 x 50 x 40 cm; figure; 160 x 50 x 100 cm, microscope; 20 x 10 x 10 cm.
> Jan Fabre, Bic-dweilen [Bic Rags], 1979-2006. Installation, textile, 70 x 56 cm.
> Jan Fabre, Project voor Nachtelijk Grondgebied, 1979. Drawing, pencil, paper, 14 x (38.3 x 30.7 cm).
> Jan Fabre, Fonteintje [Fountain], 1980-1982. Video, 00:05:00.
> Jan Fabre, After Art, no Image only Smell, 1980. Installation.
> Jan Fabre, Jan Fabre - Stigmata (Actions & Performances 1976-2013), 2014. Book, ink, paper, 30.4 x 21.8 cm, 647 p., language : English, publisher : Skira Editore S.p.A., Milano, ISBN : 9788857221243.