Francis Alÿs

18 Nov 2016 – 22 Jan 2017


Wien, Austria


Save Event: Francis Alÿs

I've seen this

People who have saved this event:


Francis Alÿs’s work has been featured at documenta 13 and in solo exhibitions at MoMA, New York, and Tate Modern, London, making him one of the most widely acclaimed artists working today.


His show in the Secession’s main hall is the conceptual artist’s first solo presentation in Austria.

Alÿs transforms simple actions in the public sphere into symbolic political/poetical gestures that broach issues such as national boundaries, social inequality, or intra-communal conflict. Since 1991, when he realized his first Walks, the urban landscape traversed on foot has been a central topos of his artistic practice. His actions and performances often spawn a range of associated works and media. His extensive and diverse oeuvre encompasses videos, drawings, paintings, photographs, performances, and sound pieces.




Have you been to this event? What do you think? Join the discussion here!
Remember, you can include links to your instagram pictures and to videos.