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GEOMETRIEN
ONE EXHIBITION IN TWO SPACES
VIENNA + GRAZ 
 
geometric order systems in carpets + textiles
from the tribal beginnings to the modernist era of the 20th century
 
Frank Stella, Verner Panton, Marianne Richter,
vs. Berber tribal carpets, Bakuba + other central + west African textiles,
Bejing carpets, Tibetan rugs + + + + + + 
 
PART 1
exhibition from November, 23rd 2007 to December, 22nd 2007
Rauminhalt, Schleifmühlgasse 13, 1040 Wien
 

PART 2
exhibition from November, 24th 2007 to December, 22nd 2007
BLAZEK + GANGL, Leonhardstrasse 12, 8010 Graz
 
 
GEOMETRIEN part 1. VIENNA
 geometrien exhibition vienna. vintage rug by Verner Panton. berber
carpet
carpets (l-r): Verner Panton vintage rug 'Roulette', 1965, signed with two original labels / a Bejing carpet, ca 1900, with concentric squares in shades of indigo blue / an indigo blue + mauve checkerboard carpet, Beni Mguild, Middle Atlas, ca 1920/30, Morocco
 
 geometrien exhibition vienna. Tibet checkerboard rug. vintage
Verner Panton rug. Bejing carpet
carpets (l-r): a group of Shoowa velvets, Bakuba people, Congo / Tibetan checkerboard rug / Verner Panton vintage rug 'Roulette', 1965, signed with two original labels / a Bejing carpet, ca 1900, with concentric squares in shades of indigo blue.
 
 geometrien exhibition vienna. vintage Frank Stella carpet + Tibetan
checkerboard rug
carpets (l-r): vintage carpet 'River of Ponds', 1970, designed + signed Frank Stella / Tibetan checkerboard rug / a group of Shoowa velvets, Bakuba people, Congo.
 
 geometrien exhibition vienna bejing carpet
Bejing carpet, ca 1900, with concentric squares in shades of indigo blue.
 
geometrien exhibition vienna outside by night
by night
 
geometrien exhibition vienna.vintage Verner Panton rug. Berber
carpet
 
 gebhart blazek heidrun primas angelika ortner harald bichler
(l-r): Gebhart Blazek (berber-arts), Heidrun Primas (exhibition architect), Angelika Bichler (music + good vibes), Harald Bichler (rauminhalt)
 
 
 GEOMETRIEN part 2. GRAZ
geometrien exhibition graz. Gebhart Blazek + Udo Gangl

(l-r): Gebhart Blazek (berber-arts), Udo Gangl (primitive-gangl)

carpets (l-r): modernist by an unknown designer, ca 1960 / Beni Mguild, Middle Atlas, Morocco, mid 20th c / Zenaga, Jebel Siroua, Morocco, early 20th c / Zenaga saddle rug, Jebel Siroua, Morocco, 2nd quarter 20th c

 
geometrien exhibition graz. Marianne Richter vintage modernist
carpet. Berber rugs
carpets (l-r): vintage modernist carpet by Marianne Richter ca 1960 / modernist rug by an unknown designer ca 1960 / Beni Mguild, Middle Atlas, Morocco, mid 20th c / Zenaga, Jebel Siroua, Morocco, early 20th c
 
geometrien exhibition graz shoowa velvets + modernist richter
carpet
carpets (l-r): a group of ceremonial raphia dance skirts, Bakuba people, Congo / vintage modernist carpet by Marianne Richter ca 1960.
 
geometrien exhibition graz shoowa textiles
Bakuba textiles, Congo
 
geometrien exhibition graz bakuba textiles
Bakuba long skirts 
 
geometrien exhibition graz outside by night
by night

 


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