In June 1991, the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst opened in the museum building designed by Hans Hollein – affectionately referred to by the Frankfurters as the “piece of cake”, this work of post-modern architecture still possesses model character today. Twenty-five years later, the MMK is one of the most prominent museums of contemporary art worldwide.
In her first major solo presentation in Germany, the Turner Prize recipient Laure Prouvost (b. 1978) will create spaces in which painting, drawing, sculpture and video are united in exuberant environments.
Willem de Rooij (b. 1969), a professor at the Frankfurt Städelschule art academy since 2006, is one of the most influential artists of his generation. Often bearing reference to works by other artists or artefacts from historical and anthropological collections, his works revolve around questions of representation and meaning.