Roberta Smith of The New York Times reviews '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 reviews '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.