Bethan Huws

Bethan Huws (b. 1961 in Bangor, Wales, living in Berlin) is a Welsh object artist, who studied at the Royal College of Art in London. She lived in Paris and currently in Berlin, where she was a participant in the 2007 / 2008 DAAD Artists-in-Residence program. In her drawings, objects, video works and installations Huws succeeds to take the viewers through subtle interventions in the spheres of the known and the everyday into new worlds of experience. Her works have been shown, among others, at Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe (2015); me Collectors Room, Berlin (2013); Vogt Gallery New York (2013); Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2012); kestnergesellschaft, Hanover (2010); Museum Serralves, Porto (2008); Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (2006); Tate Modern, London (2004).
Text and language, for Bethan Huws, turn into the preferred carrier of artistic reflection on interpersonal communication and experience. Here, Marcel Duchamp and his complex-humorous play with language prove to be an important reference. In this way, the artist in her edition
For Duchamp, the question was not what is art, but what is not art, developed for Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, refers directly to his person and work.

For Duchamp, the question was not what is art, but what is not art