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Museum Brandhorst
Theresienstraße 35A 80333 München
Guided tour

May I introduce? Figures and identities in Nicole Eisenman’s work

Key data

  • Time of day6:30 until 7:30 PM
  • Target groupAdults
  • RegistrationTour included in the price of admission | Please pick up your ticket at the information desk up to 30 minutes before the tour starts | Free tickets for children and young people under 18 years


In Nicole Eisenman’s work we encounter dazzling figures with whimsical names: “Were-Artist,” “Econ Prof,” “Sleeping Frat Guy,” “Lady with Saggy Titties” ... The figures in her paintings swim, kiss, stand in front of a screen or fly drones; her sculptures pull a cart or snooze. The virtuously designed bodies simultaneously question seemingly stable identities and put them to the test. The visual language allows for ambiguous perceptions. As strange as these figures seem to us at first, they invite us to identify with them or at least to understand them. Our guided tour takes this as an opportunity to ask whether, in the end, we do not all find ourselves in Nicole Eisenman’s figures.


Our themed tours invite visitors to explore together particular aspects of our exhibitions or individual artistic practice. They provide an inspiring start to every Thursday evening and enable exchange and dialog among an interesting group of people.


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