Francesca Woodman in "Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Photography 1924-Today" at Vitra Design Museum
September 14, 2019 through January 19, 2020
Vitra Design Museum
This comprehensive exhibition juxtaposes Surrealist artworks and design objects, revealing ways that this provocative art movement influenced design, fashion and photography over the past 100 years. Major artworks from Surrealism’s seminal period in the first half of the 20th Century are included, along with Francesca Woodman’s photograph A Woman; A Mirror; A Woman is a Mirror for a Man (circa1975-1978), highlighting the influence of Surrealism on Woodman’s practice and its relationship to gender representation and identity.
This exhibition is accompanied by a fully-illustrated catalogue and is scheduled to travel to multiple institutions throughout Europe.