selection of recent exhibitions:

Passau, Southern Germany, This one man show is hosted by the Verlagsgruppe Passau open until November 26th, 1999
Address: Medienstrasse 5, 94036 Passau Tel.: +49-851-802-203 Fax.: 802-773

and in the Kunstverein Passau,St. Anna Kapelle, open until November 12th 1999,

New York, P.S.1 'On your own time'
October 10th 1999, until January 2nd 2000. Group exhibition. Roman Opalka's contribution was generously funded by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.

Berlin, «Das XX Jahrhundert, ein Jahrhundert Kunst in Deutschland» Nationalgalerie Berlin, Sept. 99- Jan. 2000

«Zeitwenden - Rueckblick/Ausblick» Kunstmuseum Bonn, December 4th, 1999 until end of May 2000, then showing at the 'Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien,' July-October 2000

«Das fuenfte Element, Geld oder Kunst?» Kunsthalle Duesseldorf, arranged by Juergen Harten. January to May 2000

«L'autre moitié de l'Europe: Enigme, secret, ésotérisme autour de Roman Opalka»
Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris April-Mai 2000

«Die Macht des Alters» Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, September until November 2000

« In between : Art from Poland 1945 - 2000 », Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, 19 janv. - 25 mars.


Opalka's installation
for the Kunstmuseum
Bonn conists of

five 'Detail' canvasses,

hung as dyptich

and tryptich groups,


nine photos, five of which are recent

and four show the
young Opalka

the sound of
Opalka counting
in Polish

sets the room into vibration, while texts are not used this time.


Opalka's installation
in the St. Anna Chappel
in Passau

photos of Opalka's
studios and previous
installations at the
Kunstverein Passau

The evidence of
time passing
Installation in the gallery
of the Verlagsgruppe

Statement by Roman
Opalka about his life
long oeuvre. Lobby of
the Verlagsgruppe


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