The Daimler Art Collection is pleased to announce the exhibition Minimalism in Germany. The Sixties II at Daimler Contemporary, Potsdamer Platz, in Berlin. The first exhibition in the Minimalism in Germany 1960s series in 2010 comprehensively showed major trends in reduced, abstract 1960s art in Germany from the Daimler Art Collection.
Installation view. May 10 – September 25 2011 The first special exhibition of the Daimler Art Collection to be held in the Mercedes-Benz Museum (built by UN Studio), which first opened its doors in 2006, showcases key exhibits from the collection as well as new work commissioned by renowned international artists in various thematic stages – integrated into the company’s history on a floor area of 16,500 m². The exhibition will also include numerous works […]
Albert Weis, Flexion, 2010 October 29, 2010 – March 27, 2011 The Daimler Contemporary is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition ‘Minimalism and Applied II. Contemporary art in dialogue with 20th century architecture and design’ at Daimler Contemporary. Over the last ten years, the Daimler Art Collection has developed a focal point in the field of constructive, conceptual and minimalistic tendencies from the 1920s to the present day. A particular interest was taken here in […]
Installation View August 13 – October 25, 2010 As the 10th stage of its world tour, around 120 works of the Daimler Art Collection are currently on show at MALBA Buenos Aires. The exhibited high profile works range from Oskar Schlemmer via Andy Warhol to international Contemporary Artists: On show are installations, sculptures, photography as well as video works from the Daimler Art Collection. A unique key component of the exhibition is a comprehensive educational […]
March 27 – May 1, 2010
MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce a new exhibition of drawings by Chicago-based artist Michelle Grabner. Grabner works primarily in painting, drawing, and printmaking, and her practice is commonly organized around straightforward mathematical systems.
Poul Gernes, Zielscheibenbild / Target B, 1966-68 Opening: March 25, 2010 Curated by Renate Wiehager, “Pictures about Pictures. Discourses in Painting” – is the Daimler Art Collection’s exhibition title for the Museum Moderner Kunst in Vienna. About 130 works ranging from Classical Modernism and the post-war avant-garde via European Zero and Minimalism to international contemporary art are being presented. The exhibition is structured into thematic fields, each of which presents discursive references to historical and current […]
Installation view September 12, 2009 – February 28, 2010 ‘Drawing Sculpture’ is presenting a selection from the Daimler Art Collection’s wide-ranging holdings of works on paper for the first time, complemented by sculptures, videos and picture objects. About 60 works by 28 artists are being shown, dating from about 1960 to the present day. In each case the presentation will stage dialogues between classical Minimalist positions from the 1960s and international contemporary art. The exhibition […]
Domnick Foundation in the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 1952 March 7 — June 1, 2008 The Daimler Collection is pleased to announce the exhibition “Classical Modern II” at Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. The “Classical : Modern I” exhibition, 2006, largely presented concrete and constructive tendencies in the Daimler Collection from Classical Modernism up to the post-war art period, while the second part of the series intends to introduce the complementary areas […]
Nic Hess, König Gerrit [King Gerrit], 2007 (detail) September 21, 2007 — January 27, 2008 The Daimler Art Collection presents the exhibition Minimalism and Applied I at Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. The exhibition explores the relationship that exists between minimalist formal language and applied art. As the subtitle of the exhibition suggests these ‘transfers’ can be useful for imagination, association and play. Our exhibition at the same time represents the […]
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