Ger­hard Richter: New Paint­ings

Fe­bruary 9 – May 1, 2017

Since the late 1970s, ab­s­tract pic­tures have dom­i­nat­ed Ger­hard Richter’s wide-rang­ing oeu­vre. This ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures new ab­s­tract paint­in­gs cre­at­ed in 2016 along­side works from the col­lec­tion of the Mu­se­um Lud­wig. more


Ot­to Fre­undlich: Cos­mic Com­mu­nism

Fe­bruary 18 – May 14, 2017

He is one of the most orig­i­nal ab­s­tract artists of the twen­ti­eth cen­tu­ry. The Mu­se­um Lud­wig is show­ing the work of Ot­to Fre­undlich (1878–1943) in a big ret­ro­spec­tive. more


Tr­isha Don­nel­ly: 2017 Wolf­gang Hahn Prize

April 25 – Juli 30, 2017

The Ge­sellschaft für Mod­­erne Kunst am Mu­se­um Lud­wig will pre­sent the 2017 Wolf­­gang Hahn Prize to Tr­isha Don­nel­­ly. With this prize, which has been award­ed an­nu­al­­ly over the past twen­­ty-three years, the or­­gani­za­­­tion will rec­og­nize the ex­­traor­d­i­­nary oeu­vre of this artist, who was born in 1974 in San Fran­­cis­­co and now lives in New York. more


Pho­to­graph­ic Col­lec­tion

Start­ing March 24, parts of the Pho­to­graph­ic Col­lec­tion will be show­cased in a spe­cial Pho­tog­ra­phy Room within the per­ma­nent col­lec­tion of the Lud­wig Mu­se­um in an ef­fort to gra­d­u­al­ly pre­sent the col­lec­tion. Hen­ri Car­ti­er-Bres­son and Heinz Held: Peo­ple with Pic­tures is the ti­tle of the first pre­sen­ta­tion. more