Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965

Public tour / English 24.03.17, 6:30 pm

The public tour in English takes place at 6:30 pm.
The exhibition "Postwar" explores for the first time the postwar period as a global phenomenon. In eight chapters the show leads the visitor through the first two decades after the war, the dynamic relationships between artworks and artists, and the complex aesthetic forms that – following the chaos of World War Two – developed around the globe.
Public tours cost 2 € and require no reservations. Please pay the exhibition entrance fee at the ticket counter.
Private tours can also be booked for the time of your choice.

Information and reservations
+49 89 21127 113

Photo Marion Vogel

Stretch your view

Stretch your view


Postwar / Trailer

The trailer gives an impression of the extensive exhibition and the works on view. In eight dramatic chapters, the exhibition guides visitors through the first 20 years following the end of World War II. MORE


Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965 - Exhibition Guide


Picture Gallery

Teachers’ Guide

Teachers’ Guide for the exhibition “Postwar: Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965”. MORE


Postwar / exhibition film

The video allows a closer look at the works in the exhibition and its structure, commented by the three co-curators of the exhibition, Okwui Enwezor, Katy Siegel and Ulrich Wilmes. MORE


"Postwar – Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965"

21.05 – 24.05.14

Convened at Haus der Kunst in collaboration with the Tate Modern in 21-24 May, 2014, the "Postwar — Art between the Pacific and Atlantic, 1945-1965" conference is an attempt to reconsider and re-examine the two decades following World War II. MORE