Exhibitions at Kunstpalast
Untold Stories is the first ever survey exhibition curated by Peter Lindbergh himself. Born in 1944 and raised in Duisburg, the German photographer spent two years working on an uncompromising collection of 140 photographs that will offer a deep insight into his extensive oeuvre, spanning from the early 1980’s to the present day. The exhibition celebrates the legacy of Peter Lindbergh, who passed away in September 2019, while showcasing this master’s highly personal approach to his w… more
The new photography collection / Die neue Sammlung Fotografie
For the first time an art exhibition in Düsseldorf is dedicated to photography from its early stages through to this day and sets out to unravel the medium’s many facets. This is made possible by the Kunstpalast’s acquisition in December 2018 of more than 3,000 photographs from the collection of Galerie Kicken. In the show
comprising around 200 works, avant-garde icons ranging from Man Ray (1890–1976) through to Bernd (1931–2007) and Hilla Becher (1934–2015… more
Modeschöpfer, Designer, Pionier der Prêt-à-porter-Mode und Meister der Vermarktung.
Von Lee Miller bis Anja Niedringhaus
The exhibition "Women War Photographers" turns to the generally underrated contribution women have made to war photography. The presentation comprises approximately 140 photographs by Carolyn Cole (*1961), Françoise Demulder (1947–2008), Catherine Leroy (1944–2006), Susan Meiselas (*1948), Lee Miller (1907–1977), Anja Niedringhaus (1965–2014), Christine Spengler (*1945) and Gerda Taro (1910–1937). Taken between 1936 and 2011, the photographs docum… more
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, is presenting 70 day and night pictures, spanning a period of more than 20 years, from the artistic oeuvre of Axel Hütte (*1951), including a number of new works and works that have never been shown publicly before.
Axel Hütte, who for a long time has been regarded as a master of contemporary landscape photography, was a student in the famous Bernd Becher class at the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf, as were Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, Thoma… more
Landscapes. Photographs. / Landschaften. Photographien.
If you travel a lot, writes Wim Wenders, if you like roaming about in order to lose yourself, you can end up in the strangest places. I think it must be a kind of built-in radar, which often takes me to places that are either peculiarly quiet or peculiar in a quiet sort of way.
Wim Wenders (born in Düsseldorf in 1945) is internationally renowned primarily for his movies, such as "Wings of Desire", "Pina" and "The Salt of the Earth", a portrait of the Braz… more
Im Rahmen des Projekts "25/25/25" der Kunststiftung NRW
Kunstausstellung NRW 2014
For the first time, Museum Kunstpalast is showing an overview exhibition of Candida Höfer, comprising approximately 70 works created exclusively in Düsseldorf in the course of 40 years. The presentation includes large-scale individual works, work groups, projections and an early film by the artist, which she shot jointly with Tony Morgan in the Düsseldorf ice cream parlour Da Forno in 1975. Most of the works have never been shown to the public.
Like Andreas Gursky, Axel Hü… more
10 Jahre - 10 Fotos / Porträtfotografien
Glas im Blick der Kunst
Hommage zum 20. Todestag, mit ca. 60 Fotografien, die Beuys in Aktion zeigen
Zeitgenössische Kunst aus den Niederlanden und Flandern
Teil 2 Kuratoren: Jean-Hubert Martin, Rupert Pfab