Museum der Moderne Salzburg examines the interpenetration of the city and the human body

Cities have always been a stage and engine for art and social change, and as such have also emerged as a subject of artistic enquiry. Our cities are the product of human imagination and endeavor as well as the setting in which our bodies exist. Their urban architecture, ideologies and economies, the encounter between different cultures, identities, and social environments all form a terrain that influences the meaning and role of our bodies. In the exhibition Bodies–Cities. Collections and Excursions, which opened on October 19, 2019, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg looks at how artists have been exploring the interpenetration of the city and the human body since the 1960s. The social and political upheavals of this decade have changed our perception of the public realm and reverberate in art to this day. The twenty-five artists

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