Histories in Conflict

Booklet 10.06.12 2012

In six stations, the exhibition "Histories in Conflict": Haus der Kunst and the Ideological Uses of Art 1937-1955" explores the first 18 years of the Haus' existence. The exhibition display was conceived by the Swiss artist Christian Philipp Müller, whose concept is based on several artistic interventions.


Histories in Conflict

10.06.12

Stretch your view


Stretch your view


In the press

Histories in Conflict

Read a selection of the latest press reports, radio features, and reviews of the exhibition. MORE


Essay

Art in the "Third Reich": Hitler's 'Brush Worker'

SPIEGEL ONLINE article on Adolf Ziegler, painter and president of the Reich's Chamber of Visual Arts, whose painting "The Four Elements" was on view in the exhibition "Histories in Conflict" MORE


75/20

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Pdf, Essay

History of the air-raid shelter in Haus der Kunst

Text on the history of the former air-raid shelter in Haus der Kunst by Munich historian Sabine Brantl. MORE


75/20, EXHIBITION

Histories in Conflict

10.06.12 – 13.01.13

In 2012, Haus der Kunst opened its doors for its 75th year. At the same time, it looked back upon its 20-year existence as Stiftung Haus der Kunst München GmbH. MORE


Publication

Haus der Kunst, Munich. A Place and Its History in National Socialism

01.11.15

Allitera Verlag Munich, 2015. Published by Haus der Kunst. MORE


The Confiscation of "Degenerate Art" 1937–38

Database on all works of “degenerate art” confiscated from German museums in 1937/38. Project by the Freie Universität Berlin MORE

Picture Gallery


Booklet

Christoph Schlingensief

25.05.07

The leaflet (in German) provides an overview of the installation in Haus der Kunst, as well as of Schlingensief's work in general. MORE


Poster

Histories in Conflict

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Poster

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Worksheets

Histories in Conflict

Worksheets on topics related to the exhibition "Histories in Conflict" (10.06.12-13.01.13) can be downloaded (in German). MORE


Video

Interventions into Architecture

Video about the artworks currently installed on Haus der Kunst's facade – by Mel Bochner, Christian Boltanski and Gustav Metzger MORE


EXHIBITION

Haus der Kunst – The Postwar Institution, 1945-1965: Archive Gallery 2016/17

14.10.16 – 02.07.17

The new presentation in the Archive Gallery augments the exhibition "Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965" by examining Haus der Kunst's institutional memory during this period. MORE


Exhibition catalogue

Image Counter Image

With a foreword by Okwui Enwezor MORE


EXHIBITION

Wilhelm Lehmbruck

The exhibition focused on 46 sculptures, but also draw the viewer's attention to a number of various paintings, drawings, and graphic works, thereby revealing a largely unknown aspect of the artist's body of work. MORE


EXHIBITION

Degenerate Art — The Iconoclasm 25 Years Ago

The exhibition commemorated the defamatory "Degenerate Art" exhibition, which was ordered by Adolf Hitler and took place at the same time as the lavish launch of the "House of German Art" in 1937. MORE


Activity sheets

Riddle rally for parents and children

Are you planning a visit to Haus der Kunst with kids? With pencil in hand, your children will be entertained as they discover the works of art. MORE


EXHIBITION

The 1930s. Setting: Germany

11.02 – 17.04.77

Golo Mann praised the exhibition of German painting, sculpture, and decorative arts in the 1930s as a bold undertaking, for this period had previously been taboo. MORE


EXHIBITION

Wounds of Memory

06.05 – 28.05.95

With "Wounds of Memory", organized on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the liberation from Nazi dictatorship, Haus der Kunst wanted to draw attention to the war's horrific banality. MORE