The retrospective will also be held at the Schaulager, Basel, and will open in March 2018 before going to New York.

W1siZiIsIjcxNDc4Il0sWyJwIiwiY29udmVydCIsIi1yZXNpemUgMTQ0MHgxNDQwPiJdXQ Bruce Nauman, Perfect Door/Perfect Odor/Perfect Rodo, 1972
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MoMA's Kathy Halbreich and Schaulager's senior curator Heidi Naef have co-curated the exhibition along with MoMA curatorial assistant Magnus Schaefer.

Halbreich has been part of the team which curated MoMA's Sigmar Polke retrospective in 2014 with London's Tate Modern, London. Naef's CV includes curating the Schaulager's Paul Chan and Steve McQueen exhibitions.

W1siZiIsIjIxMDcxNiJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcmVzaXplIDE0NDB4MTQ0MD4iXV0 Bruce Nauman, Punch and Judy II Birth & Life & Sex & Death, 1985
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W1siZiIsIjE1MjU2MCJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcmVzaXplIDE0NDB4MTQ0MD4iXV0 Bruce Nauman, Thighing (Blue), 1967
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The Minneapolis Walker Art Center, where Halbreich was the director, and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, held the last Nauman shows back in 1995.

W1siZiIsIjcwNDMwIl0sWyJwIiwiY29udmVydCIsIi1yZXNpemUgMTQ0MHgxNDQwPiJdXQ Bruce Nauman, Violins/Violence, 1985
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The retrospective will include press clippings from the 1960s on his early works to his most current pieces.Work to feature includes works on paper to sound installations, as Nauman is known for experimenting in a variety of mediums.

To feature in the MoMA show will be the sound installation that won the Golden Lion for Best National Participation at the 2009 Venice Biennial entitled Days, 2009.

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