Torben Kuhlmann – Mouse Landing Koblenz “The flying adventures by Torben Kuhlmann”
31.10.2020 – 30.05.2021
Torben Kuhlmann was born in 1982 in Sulingen, Lower Saxony. He studied illustration and communication design at the HAW Hamburg with focus on book illustration. In June 2012 he completed his studies with the children’s book “Lindbergh – The adventurous story of a flying mouse”. His debut book has received numerous international awards and was […]
SLOW LIFE. Radical Practices of the Everyday
01.11.2020 – 28.02.2021
“SLOW LIFE. Radical Practices of the Everyday” is a group exhibition with an international scope, a commitment that reflects on today’s pressing global issues. The current logic of our world, the existing social & economic system and the market-consumer culture have caused serious environmental problems. The approach they are based upon is in crisis, and […]
Gottfried Helnwein – Sleep of Reason
18.04.2021 – 06.06.2021
The exhibition mainly brings together Helnweins dark paintings, which only develop the image out of the blackness. Helwein intertwines and weaves together different pictorial moments that lead far back into art history.
Janus Hochgesand – Muy Mucho (Artistic Intervention)
06.06.2021 – 31.08.2021
12 new paintings by Janus Hochgesand will encounter 24 selected works from the collection.
Sudarshan Shetty – Otherselfes
06.06.2021 – 15.08.2021
The Indian artist Sudarshan Shetty is creating a new staging especially for the Ludwig Museum in Koblenz.
29.08.2021 – 31.10.2021
Isabelle Cornaro uses various stylistic devices, the representation of well-known paintings in object-based installations in which only a few stylistic devices are referenced. In 2021, Cornaro is nominated for the Prix Marcel Duchamp.
Scholarship holders of the Künstlerhaus Edenkoben
14.11.2021 – 23.01.2022
The Ludwig Museum presents the four scholarship-holders of the Künstlerhaus Edenkoben (Artist-Residence Edenkoben): Nandor Angstenberger, Gabriele Engelhardt, Wiebke Elzel and Karimah Ashadu,
Hotspot Songzhuang: Fang Lijun & Ren Rong
30.08.2020 – 18.10.2020
In the artists’ village Songzhuang, located east of Beijing, numerous artists once settled in order to escape the narrowness and high cost of living of the capital. The then tranquil village has now become a hotspot for art. Originally, the artists here sought the simplicity and tranquillity of rural life and direct dialogue with one […]
Troubled Times – Works from the museums collection
21.06.2020 – 16.08.2020
Holdings from the museum’s own collection are presented, which thematically focus on the themes of flight, expulsion, torture, remembering and forgetting.
Otto Fried – “Heaven can wait / Heaven can’t wait”
21.06.2020 – 16.08.2020
Otto Fried was born in 1922 in Horchheim, a district of Koblenz, Germany. Due to the emerging anti-Semitism in Germany, his family sends him to the United States, where he arrives in 1936 in Portland, Oregon. In 1943 he joins the US-Army Air Corps and is deployed at various theatres of war in India, China […]
JuKuWe – Factor Home – yesterday, today, tomorrow
07.05.2020 – 07.06.2020
The associations with the theme of home are probably as contrary as they are emotional. For some time the term struggled in the younger generation with the dusty image of a nostalgic return to the “golden age” and was about as attractive as grandmother’s smock apron. On the other hand, it had long had a […]
Franziskus Wendels – Lichtungen
26.01.2020 – 22.03.2020
Franziskus Wendels’ paintings and installation arrangements deal with the effects of nocturnal city scenarios and their relationship to artificial illumination. In this way, the night and the dark room, in which light can only experience objects, inevitably become the central theme of his works. At the same time, his works are designed in such a […]