Hauser & Wirth’s fictional Bronze Age museum re-staged in museum 

Issue no5
okt / nov 2017
REMIX

The contemporary art gallery Firstsite in Colchester, Essex, is to re-stage Hauser & Wirth’s fictional Bronze Age museum, designed in collaboration with the classicist Mary Beard for Frieze art far, which took place in London last week. It is apparently unprecedented for an institution to display a commercial gallery’s fair booth as part of its exhibition programme, although the presentation started as a collaborative exercise between the commercial and institutional sectors: combining ancient items borrowed from UK regional museums with Hauser & Wirth’s Modern and contemporary works.

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