Past Exhibitions

  • Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
    1. Jul 2018 – 14. Oct 2018

    Markus Oehlen

    From 1 July to 14 October, the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz am Theaterplatz will be presenting new works by the artist Markus Oehlen (*1956). Decisive elements of the works created in 2018 are cords and printing plates. The special aesthetics of this combination is what makes the pictures, which are now being shown in Chemnitz for the first time, so attractive.

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    Museum Gunzenhauser
    29. Apr 2018 – 9. Sep 2018

    300 X DIX

    Otto Dix (1891–1969), Mädchen am Sonntag, 1921, Öl auf Leinwand auf Pappe auf Pressspan, 83,2 x 66 cm (restaurierte Leinwand), Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz – Museum Gunzenhauser, Eigentum der Stiftung Gunzenhauser, Chemnitz, Foto: Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz/László Tóth © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020

    The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz – Museum Gunzenhauser are presenting an extensive special exhibition of works by the artist Otto Dix (1891-1969) from 29 April to 9 September 2018. Over 300 works by the central protagonist of New Objectivity will be on display on four floors throughout the museum. They form the core of the Gunzenhauser Collection. The bundle of his works is one of the largest museum collections in the world. Paintings, watercolours, pastels, drawings and ...

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    29. Apr 2018 – 1. Jul 2018

    Berndt Johannsen

    From April 29 to July 1, 2018, the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz – Schloßbergmuseum in cooperation with the Romanesque Cultural Studies of the TU Chemnitz will show works by the artist Berndt Johannsen (*1951, Weißenfels). In two series of overpainted photographs, Black White Red and Black Red Gold, Johannsen poses the question of the ability of societies, and in particular of the individual, to achieve peace. The photographs are complemented by sculptures.

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    Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
    18. Mar 2018 – 17. Jun 2018

    Daniel Buren

    Daniel Buren, Quand le textile s’éclaire: fibres optiques tissées. Travaux situés (Ausstellungsansicht), 2013–2014, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, 2018, Foto: Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz/PUNCTUM/Bertram Kober © © DB/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018

    From 18 March to 10 June 2018, the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz will be presenting for the first time worldwide a new series of works by the site-specific French artist Daniel Buren (*1938, Boulogne-Billancourt, Parisian Banlieue). His most recent work Quand le textile s’éclaire: fibres optiques tissées. Travaux situés 2013–2014 (When the fabric brightens: Woven glass fibres. Works »in loco« 2013–2014) immerses two museum rooms in multicoloured, multifaceted light. A field of tension is created between the ...

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    Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
    17. Apr 2018 – 17. Jun 2018

    Georg Baselitz

    Georg Baselitz (*1938), Bandit, 2007, Öl auf Leinwand , 300 x 250 cm, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Foto: Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz/PUNCTUM/Bertram Kober  © Georg Baselitz 2020

    The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz am Theaterplatz present 48 works by Georg Baselitz (*1938, Deutschbaselitz/Saxony) from the museum’s collection. In recognition of his generous support of the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, the artist was honoured at the opening of the exhibition on 16 April by his entry in the Golden Book of the City of Chemnitz.

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    Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
    11. Mar 2018 – 3. Jun 2018

    Egyptian textiles of late antique and early Islamic times

    The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz present fragments of late antique and early Islamic clothing and furnishing textiles from the holdings of the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz. The textiles, which were made between the 4th and 9th centuries, were found mainly in tombs in Upper Egypt. The holdings of the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz comprise some 600 fabric fragments from the post-Pharaonic period, which were added to the collection in 1909 as a gift from the Chemnitz industrialist Hans Vogel. Vogel was ...

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