Art Tour

Art-Historical Contextualizings – of Inspirations and Emulators

15 Oct 2016

Regular hours

11:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry

Free Admission

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Mercedes-Benz Contemporary

Berlin, Germany


Travel Information

  • Varian-Fry-Str.: 200, 347
  • S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf: S1, S2, S25; U2
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Tour in German language.


Artists use the history of art like a toolbox, referencing existing artworks or incorporating traditional forms into their own work as a way of transforming and incorporating standard cultural elements. This tour focuses on this artistic practice, attempting to trace wide-ranging reciprocal relationships with inspirations and templates. For instance, the American photographer Richard Prince draws on


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