Six Düsseldorf exhibition highlights in 2021


Six Düsseldorf exhibition highlights in 2021

What museum visits you can look forward to

Due to the pandemic, many art fans have had to forego visits to exhibitions in recent months. A look into the future, however, gives hope for many exciting encounters with mostly contemporary artistic positions. We have put together six exhibitions worth visiting in Düsseldorf for 2021. Please note the current Corona conditions such as appointment!

Heinz Mack

On the occasion of his 90th birthday, the Kunstpalast is dedicating an exhibition to the sculptor and painter Heinz Mack (*1931), focusing on the first three decades of his work. The paintings, sculptures, and light-kinetic installations, as well as the photographs, films, and stage designs, reflect Mack's revolutionary spirit, with which he opened up new spaces for thinking and working beyond academic guidelines.
Kunstpalast, until May 30, 2021

Cosmopolitan Exercises with Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys (1921-1986) fundamentally changed the art of the 20th century as a draftsman, sculptor, teacher, politician, activist, action and installation artist. On the occasion of his 100th birthday, the Kunstsammlung invites you to rediscover, appreciate, and critically question his complex work and international impact.
K20 Kunstsammlung NRW, March 27 to August 15, 2021

Christoph Schlingensief. Kaprow City

At K20, you can view Christoph Schlingensief's (1960-2010) multimedia installation "Kaprow City," originally conceived as a walk-on stage set for the Berlin Volksbühne. It is one of the few artistic works by the filmmaker, theater and opera director, talk show host and political action artist that has been preserved in its entirety.
K20 Kunstsammlung NRW, April 24 - October 17, 2021

Art Dusseldorf

You don't have to be an art collector to find Art Düsseldorf interesting. At the fair in the Old Forge Hall of the Böhler site, contemporary art and the latest trends in the art market are waiting to be discovered by you. If you want to know more about the works and artists for sale, you can take part in a guided tour of the fair.
Böhler site, June 17 to 20, 2021 Moved to the period 8-10 April 2022

Augmented Reality Biennale 2021 in Düsseldorf

Do you want to be one of the pioneers? At the end of August, the world's first Augmented Reality Biennale will take place in the form of a sculpture park in the Ehrenhof. View the digital artworks with your smartphone or AR glasses and interact with them in real time.
Ehrenhof, from August 21, 2021

Captivate. Fashion photography of the 90s - curated by Claudia Schiffer.

What was it actually like when Claudia Schiffer jetted around the world as a supermodel in the 1990s, met numerous famous photographers and landed on hundreds of covers? In her first curated exhibition, Karl Lagerfeld's longtime muse, who was discovered in Düsseldorf's Checker's club, uses photos and personal memorabilia to show what shaped the fashion world and cultural landscape during that decade.
Kunstpalast, late summer/fall 2021

Cover picture: Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf Tourism

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