Exhibition

NEW ACQUISITIONS – Hildebrand Collection

1 Feb 2017 – 7 May 2017

Event times

Wed 3–8pm & public guided tours Mon, Thu–Sun

Cost of entry

5/3 Euro

G2 Kunsthalle

Leipzig
Saxony, Germany

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Travel Information

  • Tram 9, Bus 89 (Stop: Thomaskirche)
  • S1, S2, S3, S4, S5 (Stop: Markt)
  • Leipzig Central Station

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Leipzig’s G2 Kunsthalle celebrates its second anniversary of the foundation with a selection of new acquisitions from the Hildebrand Collection, showing the evolution without losing its origins that are at the core of the collection.

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Leipzig’s G2 Kunsthalle celebrates its second anniversary of the foundation with a selection of new acquisitions from the Hildebrand Collection, showing the evolution without losing its origins that are at the core of the collection. With NEW ACQUISITIONS, the Kunsthalle reaches an international audience, and for the first time it gives major consideration to new media and to subjects that, up until this point, had not been at the centre of attention within the collection. Three main themes surround the exhibition – natural philosophy, strategies of appropriation after existing art works and structures of power in politics and the arts. Exhibiting works from both national and international contemporary artists (in parallel to the permanent collection of mainly Leipzig-based artists), G2’s NEW ACQUISITIONS includes paintings, works on paper, photographs and installations by Judith Bernstein, Melissa Gordon, Anne Imhof, Jeanette Mundt, Raymond Pettibon, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Thomas Ruff and Rirkrit Tiravanija to name just a few. The arrangement of the works was curated by Anka Ziefer in terms of diversity and plurality, whilst maintaing a respect and understanding of the works in the permanent collection that are shown in the shared space.
Amy Binding, Editor in Chief, Independent Collectors

»As a curator, one of my main goals is to encourage a dialogue between different artistic positions from varied backgrounds and younger emerging names and bring them into a dialogue with art works by established artists.«
Anka Ziefer, Director of the G2 Kunsthalle Leipzig

with artworks by Judith Bernstein, Benjamin Dittrich, Melissa Gordon, Stefan Guggisberg, Anne Imhof, Sven Kroner, Andreas Mühe, Jeanette Mundt, Nicolás Guagnini, Raymond Pettibon, Jochen Plogsties, Thomas Ruff, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané & Rirkrit Tiravanija

Curators

Anka Ziefer

Exhibiting artists

Thomas Ruff

Daniel Steegmann Mangrané

Benjamin Dittrich

Stefan Guggisberg

Judith Bernstein

Melissa Gordon

Andreas Mühe

Sven Kroner

Nicolás Guagnini

Anne Imhof

Jeanette Mundt

Rirkrit Tiravanija

Jochen Plogsties

Raymond Pettibon

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