Curator’s tour “Anne et Patrick Poirier – Fragilité”

19.10.2022 , 16:00

On the occasion of the Ludwig Museum’s 30th anniversary, the French artist couple Anne and Patrick Poirier reflect on the fragility (Fragilité) of cultures in a solo presentation. They had already created a programmatic outdoor sculpture as a “Dépôt de mémoire et d’oubli” for the opening. In their characteristic manner, this refers to Roman history and myths as a site of ruins from times past, which in turn evokes further levels of association between the past and the present with inscriptions. The Poiriers are among the internationally significant artists who belong to the loose grouping of the “securing of traces”.

Cost: Museum admission and €3 guided tour fee, with pre-registration by Tuesday at 12 noon by email to: or call 0261/129 2406 during opening hours. If enough participants have registered, the tour will take place and additional visitors can join spontaneously.





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