© the artists, photo: Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg

Goetz meets Falckenberg

„As part of this program, I am now very happy to be able to present works from the Sammlung Ingvild Goetz. As a person and as a collector, Ingvild Goetz is characterized by the qualities of tolerance and openness, but also by her rigor and consistency. We both agree that instead of being a show of strenght, the exhibition in Hamburg should feature artists and works that enter into dialog with each other.“ (Harald Falckenberg)

With Francis Alÿs, Emmanuelle Antille, Richard Artschwager, Matthew Barney, John Bock, Werner Büttner, John Baldessari, Nicole Eisenmann, Tracey Emin, Valie Export, Georg Herold, Andreas Hofer, Sarah Jones, Mike Kelley, Toba Khedoori, Karen Kilimnik, Martin Kippenberger, Abigail Lane, Erik van Lieshout, Jonathan Meese, Bjarne Melgaard, Sarah Morris, Cady Noland, Manuel Ocampo, Albert Oehlen, Tony Oursler, Laura Owens, Manfred Pernice, Raymond Pettibon, Neo Rauch, Daniel Richter, Matthew Ritchie, Thomas Scheibitz, Dirk Skreber, Ena Swansea, Tal R, Sam Taylor-Wood and Thomas Zipp.

At regular intervals, Harald Falckenberg invited other collectors to show works from their collections, either alone or alongside works from his own collection, at his exhibition space in the former Phoenix Works in Hamburg-Harburg. In the past, he has hosted the collections of F. C. Gundlach and Klaus Lafrenz, both from Hamburg, as well as the collections of Wilhelm Schürmann from Aachen and Anton Herbert from Ghent. For the Goetz meets Falckenberg exhibition, 100 works from the Sammlung Goetz and 75 works from the Falckenberg Collection were selected by Zdenek Felix, former director of the Deichtorhallen, who is thoroughly familiar with both. The curator’s aim was not simply to showcase the highlights from each collection, but to present diverse artistic positions in dialogue with one another in order to give an insight into the contradictions and divergences in contemporary art. At the same time, the exhibition also underscored some of the commonalities shared by the artists, as well as the singularity and individuality of the two collections.

Goetz meets Falckenberg

160 pages, 185 ill., softcover
German/English
2005, Harald Falckenberg, Hamburg
€ 38,00

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Cyrill Lachauer. I am not sea, I am not land

Sammlung Goetz in Haus der Kunst

Cyrill Lachauer (*1979 in Rosenheim, lives and works in Berlin and Los Angeles) develops his extensive projects on long journeys, and delves deeply into the local cultures of the places he visits. For the exhibition by the Sammlung Goetz in the former air-raid shelter of Haus der Kunst, Lachauer has created a new multi-part installation, which includes films, videos, photographs and texts.

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