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"Dreams 1900-2000: Art, Science and the Unconscious"
2000-03-22 until 2000-06-11
Museen der Stadt Wien
Inspired by the publication of Freuds Interpretation of Dreams in 1900 The Historisches Museum, Vienna is showing Dreams 1900 - 2000. Arts, Science and the Unconscious from March 23 until June 11, 2000. The exhibition was organized by Binghampton University. Without doubt The Interpretation of Dreams is to be regarded as a major basis of modern psychology. Throughout the 20th century Freuds views on dreams has been interpreted by visual artists. But also critics such as Karl Gustav Jung and Jacques Lacan influenced modern art with the theories about dreams and the unconscious. A wide range of artistic creations which deal with this subject matter are now being presented in this international exhibition. Most of the 80 works (paintings, graphics, sculptures, installations) are loans from American collections and include notable artists such as Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Rene Magritte, Oskar Kokoschka, Alfred Kubin, Hans Bellmer, Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Arnulf Rainer, Birgit Juergenssen, John Baldessari and Francesco Clemente. The Historisches Museum is the second venue... followed by Binghamton University (Binghamton, New York) and finally the Passage de Retz in Paris, France.