Max Neuhaus

Max Neuhaus (1939-2009) is the pioneer of artistic activities with sound. A renowned interpreter of contemporary music while still in his twenties (he began his career as a performer of works for percussion from the experimental music repertoire: Stockhausen, Cage, Feldman, etc.), Neuhaus went on to dedicate himself to sound installation work through artistic interventions in public spaces, becoming the first to extend sound as an autonomous medium into the domain of contemporary art. His works are permanently exhibited in Times Square, New York, USA (Dia: Beacon); at the Kunsthaus Graz, Austria; at Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Italy; CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, France; AOK Building, Kassel, and Stommeln, Germany. Neuhaus notably exhibited at MoMA, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; ARC, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble; Kunsthalle Basel, and Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland; he also took part in Documenta 6 and 9, Kassel, and La Biennale di Venezia.

See also Sébastien Roux – Succession de timbres avec un partiel en commun.

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Max Neuhaus - Les pianos ne poussent pas sur les arbres
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
The first French translation of Neuhaus's writings.
Max Neuhaus - Max Feed - Œuvre et héritage de Max Neuhaus
French edition
A collective reflection on the legacy of Max Neuhaus, the pionneer figure of sound installation art.

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