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August Rodin, Polyphem, 1888 | Gips Sammlung Saarlandmuseum – Moderne Galerie Saarbrücken / Collection Saarlandmuseum – Moderne Galerie Sarrebruck © photo : Stiftung Saarländischer Kulturbesitz
Face-à-Face

Dialogue between the Mudam Collection and the Moderne Galerie Saarlandmuseum Collection

Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean and Moderne Galerie – Saarlandmuseum Saarbrücken announce an ambitious regional exhibition partnership. Working in close collaboration, the two museums will present works from their respective collections in concurrent exhibitions in Luxembourg and Saarbrücken. The exhibitions are an opportunity for visitors to explore these two emblematic collections of modern and contemporary art from the Greater Region of Luxembourg in a dynamic and contemporary dialogue.

Presented at Mudam will be some fifty works belonging to the Saarlandmuseum from its holdings of early twentieth century painting, sculpture, works on paper and photography, including examples of Expressionism, Surrealism and Constructivism, through to the early 1960s and the work of artists associated with the Zero movement. They will be presented in dialogue with works from the 1980s to 2020 in the Mudam Collection, following a thematic arrangement that forges links between modern art and more contemporary practices. Playing on the resonances and differences across these periods, the exhibition will address themes such as the body and movement, portraiture and the artist’s relationship to the model, representations of sensory phenomena and the transformation of matter.

Artists whose works are to be shown at Mudam (subject to modification):

From the Saarlandmuseum collection
Alexander Archipenko (1887, Kiev – 1964, New York), Rudolf Belling (1886, Berlin – 1972, Krailling, Allemagne), Hans Bellmer (1902, Katowice, Pologne – 1975, Paris), Monika von Boch (1915, Mettlach, Allemagne – 1993, Mettlach, Allemagne), Giorgio de Chirico (1888, Vólos, Grèce – 1978, Rome), Otto Dix (1891, Gera, Allemagne – 1969, Singen, Allemagne), Max Ernst (1891, Brühl, Allemagne – 1976, Paris), Lyonel Feininger (1871, New York – 1956, New York), Erich Heckel (1883, Döbeln, Allemagne – 1970, Radolfzell, Allemagne), Norbert Kricke (1922, Dusseldorf – 1984, Dusseldorf), (Henri Laurens (1885, Paris – 1954, Paris), Georg Grosz (1893, Berlin – 1959, Berlin), Fernand Léger (1881, Argentan, France – 1955, Gif-sur-Yvette, France), Heinz Mack (1931, Lollar, Allemagne), Henri Matisse (1869, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France – 1954, Nice), Ludwig Meidner (1884, Bierutów, Pologne – 1966, Darmstadt), Lázló Moholy-Nagy (1895, Bácsborsód, Hongrie – 1946, Chicago), Otto Piene (1928, Laasphe, Allemagne – 2014, Berlin), Albert Renger-Patzsch (1897, Würzbourg, Allemagne – 1966, Wamel, Pays-Bas), Auguste Renoir (1841, Limoges, France – 1919, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France), Auguste Rodin (1840, Paris – 1917, Meudon), Josef Scharl (1896, Munich – 1954, New York), Jan J. Schoonhoven (1914, Delft – 1994, Delft), Otto Steinert (1915, Sarrebruck – 1978, Essen)

From the Mudam Collection
Emily Bates (1970, Basingstoke, Royaume-Uni), Beaurin Domercq (1960, France / 1965, France), Katinka Bock (1976, Francfort-sur-le-Main), Giulia Cenci (1988, Cortone), Pascal Convert (1957, Mont-de-Marsan, France), Helmut Federle (1944, Soleure, Suisse), Roland Fischer (1958, Sarrebruck, Allemagne), Nan Goldin (1953, Washington), Kathia St. Hilaire (1995, Palm Beach, États-Unis), Dom Sylvester Houédard (1924, Guernesey – 1992, Guernesey), Sven Johne (1976, Bergen auf Rügen, Allemagne), Alicja Kwade (1979, Katowice, Pologne), Lee Bul (1964, Séoul), Mark Lewis (1958, Hamilton, Canada), Little Warsaw (fondé en 1996), Andres Lutz & Anders Guggisberg (1968, Suisse/1966, Suisse), Isabelle Marmann (1975, Luxembourg), Andrea Mastrovito (1978, Bergame), Isabelle Marmann (1975, Luxembourg), M+M (fondé en 1996), Rui Moreira (1971, Porto), Silke Otto- Knapp (1970, Osnabrück, Allemagne), Yazid Oulab (1958, Sedrata, Algérie), Michel Paysant (1955, Bouzonville, France), Tobias Putrih (1972, Kranj, Slovénie), François Roche/R&Sie(n) (1961, Paris), Nedko Solakov (1957, Cherven Bryag, Bulgarie), Janaina Tschäpe (1973, Munich)

Credits

Location:
Mudam Galleries Level 0
Curator of the exhibition at Mudam:
  • Marie-Noëlle Farcy
    Assisted by Vanessa Lecomte

Curators of the exhibition at the Saarlandmuseum:
  • Andrea Jahn (Director), Kathrin Elvers-Švamberk (Deputy Director)

Media partner:
  • RTL