Hanne Darboven: Kulturgeschichte 1880-1983
March 28, 1996 - June 29, 1997
This monumental work consists of 1,589 panels of uniform size and format. The work transcribes epochs of time and text into schematic, visual symbols, tracing one hundred years of history with images that include texts and vast numbers of photographs and postcards, many bearing handwritten notes and quotations.
Major funding for this exhibition has been provided by the Lannan Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Lufthansa German Airlines, with additional generous contributions by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany through the German Consulate General New York, and the members of the Dia Art Council.