Sunday, July 6, 2008

Peter Schmidt - "To become like music"...

"Droplet", 1966 (collection of John Emr)

"For Esme", 1966 (collection of Rory Walsh)

These two paintings by Peter Schmidt will be exhibited as part of a
group show called "To become like music", alongside works by
Mary Bauermeister, Mark Boyle & Joan Hills, Earle Brown,
Sylvano Bussotti, Paul Caffell, John Cage, Alexander Calder,
Nam June Paik, and Karlheinz Stockhausen.
This exhibition is being curated by Professor Chris Townsend,
at the London gallery of Mummery+Schnelle,
83 Great Titchfield Street, W1W 6RH. The exhibition will run from
July 15 through August 9, with a private viewing July 16 from 6-8.
Newly discovered reel to reel tapes of Peter's
sound art have been restored by the University of London's
Department of Media Arts, and will accompany the exhibition.
For further details, follow this link:
My special thanks to Sebastian Boyle of the Boyle Family
for introducing me to Chris Townsend.

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