VICTOR MAN et al.
Notte Oscura – Conversation Piece Part VIII (group show) offline
Fondazione Memmo, Rome
12 December 2022 – 26 March 2023
Victor Man’s nocturnal paintings will be on view in Notte Oscura, the eighth exhibitionary installment of ‘Conversation Piece’, an annual cycle of exhibitions curated by Marcello Smarelli that features artists who engage with Rome. This group exhibition investigates different ways of conceiving the night. Victor Man’s paintings depict subjects – often figures or still lifes – under a cover of darkness, leading viewers into a timeless and mysterious world that merges the mundane and fantastic.
The Lines of Life (solo show)
Städel Museum, Frankfurt
14 October 2023 – 4 February 2024
The Städel Museum presents The Lines of Life, a solo exhibition of intimate and time-transcending works by Victor Man. Compositions from the last ten years will be on view, dedicated to the painter’s artistic focus: self-portraits and portraits. In deep dark green, blue, and black, Man creates works as sensitive as they are enigmatic, dominated by an existentialist, sombre and introspective tone. His oeuvre reveals numerous art historical references whilst maintaining a unique position in contemporary painting.
Victor Man: From Wounds and Starry Dreams (publication), 2023
Published by Galerie Max Hetzler and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz König, 2023
Published on the occasion of the solo exhibition From Wounds and Starry Dreams, on view at Galerie Max Hetzler, Paris from 3 September to 22 October 2022, this new catalogue includes a passage from Georg Trakl’s ‘From A Golden Chalice: Mary Magdalene’, 1906 and is available for purchase now on the Galerie Max Hetzler publications website.