James Rosen­quist: Paint­ing as Im­mer­sion

Novem­ber 18, 2017 – March 4, 2018

In a ma­jor ex­hi­bi­tion, the Mu­se­um Lud­wig is show­ing the breath­tak­ing works of the Pop artist James Rosen­quist. The ex­hi­bi­tion pre­sents the artist’s rich­ly col­ored works to­gether with col­lages and archi­val ma­te­rials that have nev­er been ex­hi­b­it­ed be­fore, which served as the ba­sis for his of­ten monu­men­tal works.


Wern­er Mantz
Ar­chi­tec­tures and Peo­ple

Oc­to­ber 14, 2017 – Jan­uary 21, 2018

Wern­er Mantz (1901–1983) is known as one of the most pro­mi­nent pho­to­g­ra­phers of the Neues Bauen move­ment of mod­er­nist ar­chi­tec­ture in Cologne dur­ing the 1920s. In 1932 Mantz opened a se­cond stu­dio in Maas­tricht, and he moved to the Nether­lands in 1938. There he re­turned to por­trait pho­tog­ra­phy and spe­cial­ized in por­traits of chil­dren.he Mu­se­um Lud­wig will now bring to­gether th­ese two as­pects of his oeu­vre and will al­low vis­i­tors to ex­pe­ri­ence it in its his­tor­i­cal breadth and di­ver­si­ty for the first time ev­er.


On­line Tick­et

Avoid the line and book your tick­et on­line in ad­vance. It con­tains a public tran­s­port tick­et (VRS) and is valid for three years af­ter purchase.

James Rosen­quist Edi­tion

Fac­sim­i­les and re­pro­duc­tions of the works of art by the Amer­i­can artist James Rosen­quist (1933–2017) were is­sued by the Ge­sellschaft für Mod­erne Kunst in co­op­er­a­tion with the Mu­se­um Lud­wig in con­junc­tion with cur­rent. Buy them here.


Are you in­ter­est­ed in a guid­ed tour?

Whether for a spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion or the col­lec­tion of the Mu­se­um Lud­wig, here you can book a pri­vate tour (in any lan­guage) and check the sche­d­ule for our public tours.


Late Night Thurs­day

On the first Thurs­­day of ev­ery month un­til 10 p.m.

There are days that are just dif­fer­­ent from others: more in­­ter­est­ing, more en­joy­able, more ex­c­it­ing. En­joy live con­certs, cabaret, artist talks, tours, kunst:dialoge, the­ater, read­­ings, dance, film, and per­­for­­mances.