Photographs by Markus Brunetti and Ezra Stoller are on view in In Focus: New Acquisitions in Photography at the Muscarelle Museum of Art in Williamsburg, VA, from February 8 – April 7, 2020. In Focus presents recent additions to the Muscarelle’s photography collection, emphasizing the institution’s growing interest in diversity of photographic process and subject matter. Other featured artists include Julia Margaret Cameron, Kristin Capp, Duane Michals and Ruth Orkin. For more information, please visit the Muscarelle Museum website.
Bucuresti, Templul Coral, from Markus Brunetti’s FACADES series was on view in Scenes from the Collection, an ongoing exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York, NY. The rotating exhibition highlights new acquisitions alongside selections from the Museum’s vast collection, from antiquities to contemporary works. Other featured artists include Nicole Eisenman, Eva Hesse, Deborah Kass and Kehinde Wiley. For more information, please visit the Jewish Museum website.
FACADES works by Markus Brunetti were on view in The Place as Metaphor: Collection Conversations at the Cornell Fine Art Museum, Winter Park, FL, from January 17 - May 12, 2019. The exhibition featured diverse works from the museum’s collection illustrating the notion of “place” in its varied literal and symbolic interpretations. Other featured artists include Salvador Dalí, Ernesto Neto, Guy Carleton Wiggins, Lynn Aldrich and Danh Vo. For more information, please visit the Cornell Museum website.
Markus Brunetti participated in a panel discussion at The Hood Museum in Hanover, NH, on May 3, 2019, as part of the Museum’s re-opening celebration program. The panel, moderated by Associate Curator of Academic Programming, Amelia Kahl, discussed the ways in which contemporary art practices have reshaped and pluralized the medium of photography. For more information, please visit the Hood Museum website.
Markus Brunetti’s FACADES were included in the exhibition Un Autre Monde Dans Notre Monde (Another World in Our World) at the Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in Marseille, France from March 23 - June 2, 2019. Un Autre Monde focused on the concept of fantastic realism, bringing together contemporary artworks that reinterpret perception and reality. Other featured artists include Claire Tabouret, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Jim Shaw, Anaïs Tondeur, and Agnes Troublé, aka agnès b. For more information, please visit the FRAC’s website (French).
Roberta Smith of The New York Times reviewed 'Markus Brunetti: FACADES - Grand Tour', describing how Brunetti's photographic collages “convey how the cathedrals once sat [...] above their towns like large, protective beasts.” For Smith’s full review, please visit the New York Times website.
Andrea K. Scott of The New Yorker reviewed 'Markus Brunetti: FACADES - Grand Tour', urging visitors to "consider the countless anonymous stonemasons, wood-carvers, ironworkers, tile setters, gilders, sculptors, and stained-glass makers whose painstaking work he memorializes." To read Scott's full article, please visit the New Yorker website.
Works from Markus Brunetti’s FACADES series were on view in Le ciel devant soi in the former refectory of Couvent des Jacobins in Toulouse, France. On view from June 1 - September 17, 2017, the exhibition focused on photographic artists who document and examine diverse places of worship. Curated by David Lemaire of the Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, the exhibition also included work by Fabrice Fouillet, Christof Klute, Aglaïa Konrad, Angèle Laissue, Cyril Porchet, David Spero and Eric Tabuchi. For more information, please visit the Couvent des Jacobins website.
FACADES by Markus Brunetti were on view in L’ombre de l’angle at Le Conseil d’architecture, d’urbanisme et de l’environnement des Hauts-de-Seine (CAUE92) in Nanterre, France from April 7 – 29, 2017. The exhibition and concurrent programming emphasized the symbiotic relationship between architecture and photography. Additional featured artists included Bérénice Abbott, Stéphane Couturier and Maxime Delvaux. For more informationFor more information, please visit the CAUE92 website (French).
Markus Brunetti’s first solo museum exhibition in North America was presented at the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, from September 2 – December 31, 2016. Two new photographic works were premiered among the sixteen large-scale prints on view from the artist’s ongoing FACADES series. To accompany its exhibition, the museum hosted an artist lecture with Brunetti on October 20th. For more information, please visit the Chazen Museum of Art website.