Exhibition tips - FRANKFURT am MAIN


MMK1 - Museum of Modern Art

31.05. - 24.09.2017

Carolee Schneemann. Kinetic painting

As a pioneer of performance art, Carolee Schneemann (* 1939), who was awarded the Golden Lion for her life at the Venice Biennale, entered the history of art. Her works on gender roles, sexuality and the use of the body in art are of great influence on subsequent artist generations.

> MMK Museum of Modern Art

The Städel Museum

13.09.2017 - 14.01.2018

Bonnard - Matisse - Long live the painting!

"Vive la peinture!" - two of the most important representatives of French modernism will be guests from autumn 2017 onwards. With the large - scale special exhibition "Bonnard - Matisse. Long live the painting! ", The Städel Museum illuminates a fascinating chapter of the history of art and examines the artistic exchange between the close-knit painter colleagues.

With around 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings, the Werkschau presents a dialogue between the two artists, offering new perspectives on the development of the European avant-garde from the beginning of the 20th century to the end of the Second World War. The high - caliber exhibits include masterpieces from internationally renowned collections such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Tate Modern in London, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Center Pompidou in Paris, the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen and the National Gallery of Art in Washington.

> Städel Museum

Kunsthalle Schirn 

02.06. - 03.09.2017

Peter Saul

In the late 1950s, an individual fighter began a pointed attack on the American high culture. Long before "Bad Painting" became a central concern of contemporary art, Peter Saul deliberately violated the good taste. In his distinctive language, the painter has developed a cross-over of pop art, surrealism, abstract expressionism, San Francisco radio and cartoon culture by picking up political and social issues. With the pop art, he shares the interest in the banal, the consumer society and the cheerful picture worlds of comics in bright, appealing colors.

Last but not least, his work is also linked to the aesthetic strategies of counterculture in California. An almost angry painting is shown when Saul discusses the shadows of the American Dream. Here the simultaneity of overbearing humor and playful, yet harsh system criticism is revealed. For the first time in Europe, SCHIRN presents a comprehensive overview of the "artist's artist", which has so far received too little attention.

An exhibition of the SCHIRN KUNSTHALLE FRANKFURT in cooperation with the Deichtorhallen Hamburg / Falckenberg Collection

> Kunsthalle Schirn

DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum

- permanent exhibition -

From the Urhütte to the skyscraper - A journey through the history of architecture

The permanent exhibition of the DAM "From the Urhütte to the Skyscraper" shows the most extensive collection of model panoramas in Germany on architectural history. The development of the man-made environment is impressively illustrated in 24 large-scale illusionist models. 

> DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum

Museum of Applied Arts

Since 08.10.2016

堂 堂 meet asian art

There is much evidence that Asia will play a central role in world affairs in the 21st century. Also in Frankfurt am Main, a steadily growing presence in Asia has been unmistakable in recent years.

Against this background, but also because of the outstanding role played by the collections of Asian art in the Museum of Applied Art for over a hundred years, the Museum of Asian Art is dedicated to 堂 堂 meet asian art as of October 2016, a new place of exchange, discovery , Understanding and discussion. Here, changing exhibits from the unique collections of Asian art of the museum are housed in the form of small cabinet exhibitions. At the same time 歐 堂 堂 meet asian art is more than an exhibition space: As a forum for events and presentations, it offers new insights into Asia's contribution to the art of the world.

Since the establishment of the Kunstgewerbeverein in 1877, East Asia and the Islamic world have been a visible contrast to the applied art of Europe and the West in the collection strategy of the Museum of Applied Arts - then still under the name of the Kunstgewerbemuseum.

Museum für angewandte Kunst

Trade Fair

15.06. - 18.06. 2017    ART Basel

21.09. - 24.09.2017     viennacontemporary / WIEN

16.11. - 19.11.2017     Affordable Art Fair / HAMBURG



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