The dark side of Pop Art
- Time of day3:00 PM until 4:00 PM
- Duration60 minutes
- Participantsmax. 25 people
- RegistrationRegistration and receipt of participation ticket 30 minutes before the start of the tour.
- PriceIncluded in entrance fee
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 culture and subculture, and how their strategies still influence artists to this day.
MVHS I Forever Young - 10 Years Museum Brandhorst
Since opening in 2009, the high-profile collection of Museum Brandhorst has grown from 700 to over 1200 works of art. Important works by Ed Ruscha, Keith Haring, Louise Lawler, and Albert Oehlen have joined the ranks of Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, Jean-Michel Basquiat, or Sigmar Polke. Significant positions of contemporary art - from Seth Price and Wolfgang Tillmans to Charline von Heyl and Laura OGo to the event
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
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” CyclGo to the event
Looking and Seeing. Drawing in Front of Originals
with Jess Walter We encounter the works in the museum with paper and pencil. The idea is not to copy the originals, but instead to individually feel and transform what you see. We pay attention to directional relationships, movements, contrasts, line structures, and interrelationships of forms.Playful drawing exercises ease the beginning and support personal access to the works. WhaGo to the event