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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