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Haus der Kunst, Munich. A Place and Its History in National Socialism
Allitera Verlag Munich, 2007. Published by Haus der Kunst MORE
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
Booklet "Histories in Conflict"
The illustrated online tour guides you through the six stations of the exhibition "Histories in Conflict", which takes a critical look at Haus der Kunst's historical heritage. MORE
Histories in Conflict
Read a selection of the latest press reports, radio features, and reviews of the exhibition. MORE
Renovation of Haus der Kunst
David Chipperfield Architects selected to renovate Haus der Kunst. MORE
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
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
Withholding Images MORE
Ulrich Wilmes: "Between Reading and Seeing"
Curator Ulrich Wilmes on the art of American artist Mel Bochner, who is considered one of the founders of conceptual art. MORE
Ends of the Earth and Back
Essay by Philipp Kaiser and Miwon Kwon "Ends of the Earth and Back" MORE
ECM — A Cultural Archaeology: Essay by Okwui Enwezor
Essay "Great Big Ears" by Okwui Enwezor, Director und Curator of the exhibition "ECM — A Cultural Archaeology" MORE
Sculptural Acts - Essay by Patrizia Dander and Julienne Lorz
Sculptural Acts brings together two seemingly disparate elements: sculpture and the act. While sculpture is ordinarily associated with a state of stasis, the act suggests movement or an action of some sort. MORE
Branka Stipančić: "Deal with it, Comrade!"
Branka Stipančić on the Croatian art scene during the 1960s. MORE
The Conditions of Spectrality and Spectatorship in Thomas Ruff's Photographs
Essay by Okwui Enwezor MORE
Ana Dević: "A Feeling of Wholeness"
Ana Dević's essay on the Croatian artist Ivan Kožarić was published in May 2013 in the magazine "Afterall". MORE
Patrizia Dander: "Centrifugal Forces at Work"
In her essay on the Croatian artist Ivan Kožarić, exhibition curator Patrizia Dander tries to get to the heart of Kožarić's work, which is characterized, above all, by artistic freedom. MORE
Okwui Enwezor: Rise and Fall of Apartheid
The essay offers a comprehensive overview of the pictorial response to apartheid in South Africa. MORE
Mel Bochner on his early works
Read Mel Bochner's short texts "Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant to Be Viewed as Art" (1997) and "Misunderstandings (A Theory of Photography 1967-70)" (2000). MORE
Julienne Lorz: Joëlle Tuerlinckx and the Exhibition
In her essay, curator Julienne Lorz explores the working methods of the Belgian conceptual artist Joëlle Tuerlinckx, whose exhibitions can be seen as a medium in itself. MORE