October 12, 2016 - Haus der Kunst - Public program highlights
October 12, 2016

Haus der Kunst

Photo: Ensemble Musikfabrik.

Public program highlights
October 14, 2016–March 26, 2017

Haus der Kunst
Prinzregentenstrasse 1
80538 Munich
Hours: Wednesday–Monday 10am–6pm,
Thursday 10am–10pm,
Friday–Saturday 10am–8pm

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Haus der Kunst is pleased to present its exciting autumn program of public events to accompany the landmark exhibition Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965, opening to the public on October 14, 2016. The program consists of lectures, curatorial dialogues, panel discussions, symposia, concerts, performances, a cinema season, curatorial tours, and workshops. The broad-based events explore crucial questions concerning the art, politics, and social contexts of the postwar era along with programs related to concurrent exhibitions on view in the museum.

For the complete program and information on ticketing please refer to the comprehensive Postwar-Microsite: postwar.hausderkunst.de

Inaugural lectures and curatorial roundtable
Friday, October 14, 7 pm
Lectures: Katy Siegel (Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Endowed Chair in Modern American Art at Stony Brook University) and Geeta Kapur (critic and curator, Delhi)
Roundtable: Katy Siegel, Geeta Kapur, Chika Okeke-Agulu (Associate Professor of Art History at Princeton University), Ulrich Wilmes (Chief Curator, Haus der Kunst) and Okwui Enwezor (Director, Haus der Kunst)
Introduction and moderation: Okwui Enwezor

Improvise NOW!!!
Internationalism and Darmstadt: Beyond New Music
Panel discussion and concert

Saturday, October 22, 6pm and 8:30pm

Panel discussion
Saturday, October 22, 6pm
Michael Rebhahn, Olaf Nicolai, Michael Wertmüller

Saturday, October 22, 8:30pm
Olaf Nicolai
Non consumiamo … (To Luigi Nono), 2015
Ensemble Musikfabrik
Morton Feldman, De Kooning, 1963, Jackson Pollock, 1951
Live performance accompanied by film projection
Karlheinz Stockhausen, ZYKLUS, 1959
Steve Reich, Radio Rewrite, 2012, Come Out, 1966
Michael Wertmüller
Batterie, 2016

Curatorial talks
Historical Exhibitions 1

Thursday, November 3, 7 pm
Kasper König ("Westkunst") and Frances Morris ("Paris Post War. Art and Existentialism, 1945–55")
Introduction and moderation by Okwui Enwezor

A cooperation with Münchner Kammerspiele

Improvise NOW!!!
Abstraction and Improvisation: Remapping Bebop and Free Jazz
Symposium and Concert

Saturday, November 19, 3pm and 9pm

One-day symposium
Saturday, November 19, 3–7:30pm
The "Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies"
Keynote: George E. Lewis (Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University)
Respondent: Georgina Born (Professor of Music and Anthropology at Oxford University and a Professorial Fellow of Mansfield College)
Discussion: Benjamin Piekut (historian of experimental music, jazz, and rock after 1960, and an Associate Professor of Musicology at Cornell University), Sara Villa (visiting scholar at the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation at McGill University), Christopher Dell (theoretician, artist, and musician, Berlin), Harald Kisiedu (Postdoctoral fellow at the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation in Guelph, Canada)
Respondents: Sher Doruff (interdisciplinary artist, writer, and theorist), Raymond Macdonald (Professor of Music Psychology and Improvisation and Head of the Reid School of Music at Edinburgh University)

Saturday, November 19, 9pm
Ulrich Müller, Siegfried Rössert, and Patrick Schimanski


Curatorial talks
Historical Exhibitions 2

Thursday, November 24, 7pm
Eckhart Gillen ("Facing the Future") and Rasheed Araeen ("The Other Story")

Art, Culture, Media and Denazification in Germany

In cooperation with the NS-Dokumentationszentrum München
Saturday, November 26, 11am, and Saturday, February 18, 11am
Speakers: Felizitas Raith (NS-Dokumentationszentrum München), Thomas Rink (NS-Dokumentationszentrum München) and Sabine Brantl (Haus der Kunst)

Registration: archiv [​at​] hausderkunst.de               

Georg Baselitz and Alexander Kluge

Thursday, December 8, 7pm

Inside the City—A Tour of Postwar Munich

Monday, January 16, 4:30pm
With Iris Lauterbach (Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich) and Sabine Brantl (Haus der Kunst)
Meeting point: Foyer Haus der Kunst

Registration: archiv [​at​] hausderkunst.de

Impulses—"Reeducation" and Exhibition Policy in Postwar Munich

Tuesday, January 24, 6pm
Speaker: Iris Lauterbach (Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte)
Moderator: Sabine Brantl (Haus der Kunst)


The exhibition is presented under the patronage of Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany.


Catch a first glimpse of Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965: exhibition trailer.

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