2007 ::: Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main

Review 2007


Maurizio Cattelan

1 March 2007 —
31 December 2007

Since March of this year, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst has been collaborating with artist Maurizio Cattelan (born 1960) to produce a series of new works that he has devised exclusively for Frankfurt.


Das Kapital – Blue Chips & Masterpieces

21 April 2007 —
26 August 2007

The Rolf Ricke Collection is the most extensive and valuable acquisition made by MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst since the purchase of the Karl Ströher Collection in 1981.


Laureates of the Jürgen Ponto-Stiftung 2003–2006


21 September 2007 —
18 November 2007

After the assassination of the Spokesman of the Managing Board of the Dresdner Bank, Jürgen Ponto, Ignes Ponto and the Dresdner Bank founded the Jürgen Ponto-Foundation in the year 1977. The Jürgen Ponto-Foundation persues the aim to support young and widely unknown artists who stand at the beginning of their career.


Taryn Simon

An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar

29 September 2007 —
20 January 2008

"I am always immensely grateful to people who do impossible things on my behalf and bring back the picture. It means I don't have to do it, but at least I know what it looks like. So one's first feeling on looking at many of these extraordinary images is gratitude (followed quickly by a momentary pang of envy: the sedentary writer's salute to the woman of action)." Salman Rushdie on Taryn Simon


Frank Moritz

Menschenbild II

17 November 2007 —
20 January 2008

Wolf Singers Frage nach dem „neuen Menschbild“ entfaltet Hölderlins „Hyperion“ und Nietzsches „Jenseits von Gut und Böse“ für eine neue Zeit. Der biologischen Evolution und den natürlichen Grenzen der Möglichkeiten von „Menschsein“ gegenüber steht die Sehnsucht nach dem Vernunft begabten Wesen und seiner kulturell, sozialen Entwicklung.