Nil Yal­ter
Ex­ile Is a Hard Job


Since the 1970s, Nil Yal­ter has been work­ing as a pi­oneer of so­­cial­­ly en­­gaged and tech­ni­­cal­­ly ad­­vanced art. In pain­ter­­ly col­lages as well as mon­­tages and videos, the Turk­ish artist in­­te­­grates pho­­tos, draw­in­gs, and re­­ports by work­ers and mi­­grants. The Mu­se­um Lud­wig will now host the Turk­ish artist’s first ma­jor sur­vey ex­hi­bi­­tion.

Open­ing hours on La­bor Day

Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 1st, 2019.


Fio­na Tan: GAAF

Im Rah­men von „Artist Meets Archive“

Start­ing May 4

The Mu­se­um Lud­wig in­vit­ed the artist and film­mak­er Fio­na Tan to re­al­ize an ex­hi­bi­tion pro­ject with the mu­se­um’s pho­tog­ra­phy col­lec­tion as the start­ing point. Fio­na Tan’s work re­volves around ques­tions of time, iden­ti­ty, and me­m­o­ry.The ex­hi­bi­tion takes as its start­ing point the Ag­fa­col­or ad­ver­tise­ment archive—­sev­er­al thou­sand 6 × 6 col­or neg­a­tives and pho­to­graphs which were tak­en be­tween 1952 and 1968.


2019 Wolf­gang Hahn Prize

Jac Leirn­er

4/10 – 7/21/2019

In 2019, the Ge­sellschaft für Mod­erne Kunst am Mu­se­um Lud­wig will rec­og­nize Jac Leirn­er with the 25th edi­tion of the Wolf­gang Hahn Prize. The Brazilian artist has been pur­su­ing a sub­tle anal­y­sis of so­cial and rep­re­sen­ta­tio­n­al sys­tems for many years. Found, of­ten in­dus­trial­ly man­u­fac­tured ev­ery­day ob­jects from which she cre­ates in­s­tal­la­tions, col­lages, and sculp­tures ac­cord­ing to the prin­ci­ples of col­lect­ing, ac­cu­mu­lat­ing, and clas­si­fy­ing play an im­por­tant role in her work.