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Ragnar Kjartansson: Scheize, Liebe, Sehnsucht

Ragnar Kjartansson, God, 2007, video. Duration: 30 minutes 7 seconds.
 

An overview of Ragnar Kjartansson's work will open at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart on July 20th featuring works from the early 2000s to the present.

Ragnar Kjartansson draws on the entire arc of art in his performative practice. The history of film, music, theatre, visual culture and literature find their way into his video installations, durational performances, drawing and painting. Pretending and staging become key tools in the artist's attempt to convey sincere emotion and offer a genuine experience to the audience.