Wednesday, 7 December, 7 pm at MMK 2
On the occasion of the running exhibition 'Willem de Rooij. Entitled' the headmaster of the Städelschule Frankfurt, Philippe Pirotte, and Willem de Rooij will talk about the artist's work and exhibition at MMK 2. Additionally the accompanying catalogue – containing three volumes – will be presented.
The exhibition will be closed during the talk.
26 November 2016 —
5 February 2017
In recent years, Florian Hecker (b. 1975) has created a unique œuvre that has received international recognition in the form of numerous exhibitions, performances and concerts. In his work, Hecker consistently forms connections between the realms of visual art, music and performance, breaking established boundaries and opening up new forms of expression and possibilities of perception in space and time.
15 October 2016 —
8 January 2017
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.
19 November 2016 —
8 January 2017
Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc (b. in 1977, lives and works in Rome) is the recipient of the 17th Baloise Art Prize. To develop his multifaceted œuvre of film, photography, drawings and sculpture, the artist takes as his point of departure extensive research on artefacts of colonial and post-colonial history. They serve him as representatives of complex global interrelations and the impact of the latter on the construction of cultural identity.
16 September 2016 —
15 January 2017
The artist Fiona Tan is among the outstanding artists of the present. The survey “Geography of Time” focuses on major works from her film oeuvre – for example the double projection “Rise and Fall” – as well as on the latest developments in her work, which increasingly takes the form of installation environments.
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