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Exhibitions Museum Angewandte Kunst

Current Exhibitions

10. September 2016 - 26. March 2017

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Exhibition and event forum

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Continuing Presentation

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Preview

06. May - 17. September 2017

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24. June - 01. October 2017

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04. November 2017 - 06. May 2018

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Review

11. - 26. February 2017

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24. September 2016 - 29. January 2017

What are the requisites for convincing design? And why is simplicity often so difficult to achieve in design?

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23. April - 25. September 2016

Stefan Sagmeister is a graphic design superstar who lives in the U.S. In The Happy Show he presented the results of his ten-year investigation of happiness. Following venues in North America, Paris and Vienna, his successful show was on view in Germany for the first and only time at the Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt am Main.

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30. January - 11. September 2016

What if it were possible to jump forward and backward in time to find out what happened at a certain place in the past or what will happen there in the future? Where are the boundaries of the unity of time, place and action, and what do images, objects and dates – and what do we – have to do with them?

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25. March - 14. August 2016

After World War I, a unique modernization and design project that would go down in architectural history as Das Neue Frankfurt (“New Frankfurt”) got underway in the metropolis on the Main.

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17. February - 10. April 2016

99 Pieces from the Collections and a Short Film Programme.
Happiness – what a big word. But what exactly is happiness? A feeling, a goal in life, a utopian idea, or mere coincidence after all?

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13. February - 13. March 2016

as a guest in the museum

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23. July 2015 - 06. March 2016

A chest, a pill box, a folding screen ‒ what these so very disparate objects have in common is that they all define a space. They offer an in-front-of or a behind, an on-top-of or an underneath, and they are distinguished by the ability to reveal or conceal, depending on the perspective of the beholder.

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02. October 2015 - 31. January 2016

Fashion is an expression of the times in which it emerges. In view of the fact that there’s nothing at all unusual about shooting a film clip with one’s smartphone these days, it’s hardly surprising that designers and fashion companies have also discovered the medium of the internet clip for their own purposes.

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10. October 2015 - 03. January 2016

Guest Exhibition

Brian Eno is considered an icon of international contemporary culture. Over the last forty years the British artist not only fundamentally influenced the pop and rock music scene, but has also attracted attention as an experimental artist and multimedia innovator.

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11. September - 11. October 2015

It takes a well-developed sense of doubt to counter the narratives of power. To awaken and sharpen this sense is the aim of the scholarly-artistic project Sense of Doubt: Resisting Oblivion taking place within the context of The Formation of Normative Orders, a Cluster of Excellence of Frankfurt’s Goethe-Universität.

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20. June - 20. September 2015

In a follow-up to the success story of the RAY 2012 Photography Projects Frankfurt/RheinMain, RAY 2015 likewise presented works by outstanding exponents of international contemporary photography and video art of Frankfurt and the region.

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27. April 2013 - 13. September 2015

Frankfurt looks back on a distinguished design tradition which has consistently focussed on functionality and tended towards a rigorous aesthetic.

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25. April - 05. July 2015

Under the Spellbound of the Mobile Phone

Many people can no longer imagine everyday life without a mobile phone, or “Handy”, as it is fondly called in the German-speaking world.

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26. February - 07. June 2015

Only few persons in history have had an impact comparable to that of the Gautama Buddha.

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08. November 2014 - 25. January 2015

Ukiyo-e from the Collections of J. G. Geyger and Otto Riese

Sublime landscapes along Japan’s major trade routes, a young courtesan with a lascivious air, a kabuki theatre actor striking a dramatic pose – the woodblock prints of the ukiyo-e present a fascinating image of life in seventeenth to nineteenth-century Japan.

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27. September 2014 - 25. January 2015

Books are spaces for our imagination. But what happens when these spaces really become three-dimensional?

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13. September 2014 - 11. January 2015

“Give Love Back” is a quotation from the book cover of Come On in My Kitchen – The Robert Johnson Book. It epitomizes what the curators Eva Linhart and Mahret Kupka call the “Ata principle”:

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22. March - 21. September 2014

In 2014, Frankfurt am Main followed in the footsteps Reykjavik and Seattle as host to the 3rd Nordic Fashion Biennale introducing young-generation fashion-makers and established designers from Greenland, Iceland and the Faröe Islands.

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06. February - 07. September 2014

Ferdinand Kramer (1898–1985) is considered one of the most important architects and designers of the modern age in Germany. With new conceptions about the use of objects – he took the term “Mobil-iar” (German for furniture) literally – Kramer gave expression and form to the changing conditions of life in the twentieth century.

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06. June - 31. August 2014

What do a Cubist teapot by Kasimir Malevich, a table lamp by Elio Martinelli and a Chinese wine beaker from the Qing Period have in common?

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10. April - 17. August 2014

For the third time already, the Museum Angewandte Kunst was one of the few venues outside Japan to present the best of the works distinguished by the “Tokyo Art Directors Club Award”.

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27. April 2013 - 22. June 2014

It is the age of Galileo Galilei and Johannes Kepler, of geographic discoveries and technical progress, of religious conflicts and European expansions, and new concepts in philosophy and science.

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19. November 2013 - 01. June 2014

Since it reopened in the spring of 2013, the Museum Angewandte Kunst has been treading new paths in how it works with and presents its own holdings. In November 2013, yet another original new display form was introduced: the Depot Show.

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21. September 2013 - 16. February 2014

Born in São Paulo in 1928, Alexandre Wollner is one of the most important as well as one of the most successful graphic designers of the second half of the twentieth century worldwide.

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13. June 2013 - 05. January 2014

Time and again, the visions of fashion were able to disclose social conditions.

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27. April - 27. October 2013

Ukiyo-e from the Collections of Johann Georg Geyger and Otto Riese

Garishly made-up stars of the stage, delicate beauties in the tea houses, sublime landscapes along the major trade routes – the ukiyo-e woodcuts present a fascinating mirror image of life in seventeenth to nineteenth-century Japan.

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27. April - 25. August 2013

As a mass producer of consumer goods, South Korea is today one of the leading industrial nations. Korea Power will be the first extensive exhibition in Germany to focus on contemporary Korean product and graphic design.

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