• December 2015
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    Stretch your view

    Picture Gallery

    Exhibition catalogue

    Ends of the Earth — Land Art to 1974

    With a foreword by Okwui Enwezor (Haus der Kunst) and Jeffrey Deitch (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles). MORE

    In the press

    Ends of the Earth - DER SPIEGEL - Interview

    Interview with curator Philipp Kaiser on the exhibition “Ends of the Earth – Land Art to 1974” MORE


    Ends of the Earth and Back

    Essay by Philipp Kaiser and Miwon Kwon "Ends of the Earth and Back" MORE


    Robert Adams

    29.06 – 25.09.05

    Robert Adams is one of the twentieth century's most style-defining photographers. For the past four decades he has documented the constant change of the persistently myth-laden American West from a natural to a cultural landscape. MORE


    Cardiff & Miller — Works from Sammlung Goetz

    13.04 – 08.07.12

    The exhibition presents eight works by the Canadian artist duo Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, who, by combining image and tone and replicated spaces, activate as many of the viewer's senses as possible in order to make the depicted events as real as possible. Cardiff/Miller participated in dOCUMENTA (13), 2012. MORE


    Hughie O'Donoghue

    10.01 – 11.02.97

    Like Francis Bacon before him, Hughie O'Donoghue concentrates on the human body, its carnality, vulnerability and sensual power. MORE


    The Second Face

    14.02 – 27.04.97

    As a collection of African sculpture, the Barbier-Mueller Collection documents the Dark Continent in all its creative richness as hardly any other museum does. MORE


    Beauty now

    10.02 – 01.05.00

    Beauty was long not a category in modern art – fashion, advertising and mass media had claimed it for their own. In recent years, however, a return of beauty in contemporary art has been evident. MORE


    Utopia Station

    "The world is too dangerous for anything that is not utopia." – Buckminster Fuller MORE


    Julião Sarmento

    24.10.97 – 18.01.98

    Julião Sarmento is regarded as one of the most important contemporary Portuguese artists. With close to 80 paintings, the exhibition at Haus der Kunst offers an overview of his work to date. MORE


    Mythos Weimar

    15.05 – 27.06.99

    On the occasion of poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's 250th birthday in 1998, the photographer Ute Klophaus walked around Weimar in the poet's tracks and created a portrait of the city. MORE


    Imi Knoebel

    23.08 – 20.10.96

    Born in 1940 in Dessau Imi Knoebel is one of the most important German painters of the generation after Joseph Beuys. As the artist's first major retrospective, the exhibition presents all the major phases of his work. MORE


    Jenny Holzer. Where women are dying, I am wide awake.

    16.11 – 12.12.93

    Haus der Kunst presents the works on paper from the series "Where Women Are Dying I Am Wide Awake" by the American conceptual artist created for edition No. 46 of "Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin". MORE



    02.12.00 – 18.03.01

    Under the ambiguous title "Hand-Work", the exhibition focuses on the part the hand plays in painting and sculpture. MORE


    Robert Ryman

    08.12.00 – 18.02.01

    The works of the American artist Robert Ryman belong to classic twentieth-century painting. With spaces by Ariane Epars, Clay Ketter, Albert Weis, and Beat Zoderer MORE


    Kurt Schwitters

    09.03 – 27.05.01

    The exhibition is a overview of the work of the artist and anti-artist, the revolutionary and traditionalist, the enfant terrible of the middle class and the petty bourgeois Kurt Schwitters. MORE


    Sean Scully

    14.06 – 16.09.01

    The exhibition in Haus der Kunst, which includes close to 100 paintings, pastels, watercolors and photographs, focuses on Sean Scully's work from the 1990s. MORE



    28.03 – 23.06.02

    People learn through stories, define themselves through stories and think in stories. Telling stories through pictures has been one of art's most important tasks for centuries. MORE


    Jana Sterbak

    21.06 – 22.09.02

    Jana Sterbak's objects prevail in the intersection of installation, performance, video and film. Haus der Kunst is staging a retrospective of Jana Sterbak's works created between 1974 and 2001. MORE