Goetz Collection

Oberföhringer Straße 103
81925 Munich

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Take the Subway U4 to "Richard-Strauss-Straße". Change here for bus # 188 (direction Unterföhring, Fichtenstraße) to bus stop "Bürgerpark Oberföhring".

Take the streetcar # 16 or # 18, or bus # 54 or # 154 to "Herkomerplatz". Change here for bus # 188 (direction Unterföhring, Fichtenstraße) to bus stop "Bürgerpark Oberföhring".

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Hans Op de Beeck. The Silent Castle
February 12, 2017 - April 30, 2017 | Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen

The rooms in Museum Morsbroich resemble those of an enchanted fairytale castle. The artist Hans Op de Beeck has selected works of his from the Sammlung Goetz for his solo exhibit in the castle and arranged these to create a place of silent contemplation.

The exhibition “The Silent Castle” welcomes visitors with wide-open wing doors, ambient lighting, and expansive upholstered furniture. Gray carpet absorbs their footsteps, allowing them to forget they are in a public museum and not the private rooms of an absent castle owner. Viewers feel like Alice in Wonderland when they encounter enormous birthday cakes, lily pad ponds, and somnambulant female figures. Everything lends the impression that the castle is in a hundred-year Sleeping Beauty slumber.
Sammlung Goetz, which possesses the largest and most varied collection of Hans Op de Beeck’s works, is the cooperation partner and principle lender of this comprehensive exhibition. Supplemented by works from other collections as well as a series of new works, the Belgian artist transforms the castle rooms into a contemplative refuge. “Silence is woven through my entire oeuvre,” says Op de Beeck of his concept: "Here, too, I wish to create silence for the visitor, a mental silence that invites introspection and brings comfort."