- Time of day4:00 PM until 5:00 PM
- Duration60 minutes
- Participantsmax. 25 people
- RegistrationRegistration and receipt of participation ticket 30 minutes before the start of the tour.
- PriceIncluded in entrance fee
With more than 170 pieces, the inventory of works by the American artist Cy Twombly in the Brandhorst Collection is unique worldwide. The tour provides the opportunity to immerse yourself in the incomparable work of the artist and to gain an insight into his multifaceted oeuvre in the media of painting, sculpture and drawing. Highlights such as the Rose Gallery or the monumental “Lepanto” Cycle (2001) are naturally included in the tour, which also examines Twombly’s lyrical combination of image and text.
Long live painting! Painting from the 1960s to today
The death of painting has been declared at regular intervals ever since the invention of photography, its significance deemed obsolete. Based on selected works from the 1960s to the present day, you can discover here how painting as a medium has not merely defended its position in art, but how it also picks up on and reflects on changes in image culture, from photography to television to social meGo to the event
“Forever Young – 10 Years Museum Brandhorst” traces an arc from the early 1960s to contemporary art production and creates a link between our numerous new acquisitions of recent years and famous works from our collection. On a tour through all floors of our museum you can discover the architecture while getting to know some of the highlights in the collection: from Andy Warhol and Cy TwomblyGo to the event
The dark side of Pop Art
The Pop Art artists, especially Andy Warhol, glorified the icons of pop culture and were the first to show consumer goods and the products of the mass media in art. At the same time, their works also addressed the downside of capitalism and consumer culture, such as the obsession with superficialities. The tour shows how Pop Art could become, at one and the same time, a phenomenon of both mass culGo to the event
At First Hand: On "Forever Young" (with Patrizia Dander)
The curators of Museum Brandhorst will take you on a tour providing first-hand information.Go to the event