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9 November 2010
The Haubrok Foundation has generously presented to the National Gallery over 13 important works as permanent loans by internationally acclaimed artists of the present day. To mark their presentation, the work 'This is Propaganda' (2002) by Berlin-based artist Tino Sehgal will be on display in the Alte Nationalgalerie from 9 November to 19 December 2010.
The permanent loans, which often take up the entire space in which they are installed, include works by artists such as Martin Creed, Olafur Eliasson, Paola Pivi, Tobias Rehberger, Gregor Schneider and Tino Sehgal. They will now be duly incorporated into the various collections of the National Gallery in such a way as to complement existing holdings. The body of works form the heart of the Haubrok Collection and were transferred to the hands of the Haubrok Foundation by Barbara and Axel Haubrok to ensure that, for the good of their collection, they remain unseparated for years to come.
By presenting 13 key works from their collection to the National Gallery, Barbara and Axel Haubrok aim to make them accessible to a wider public in the long term. According to the agreement, the works will be permanently housed in the National Gallery's collection.
U-Bahn U6 (Friedrichstraße)
S-Bahn S1, S2, S25 (Friedrichstraße); S5, S7, S75 (Hackescher Markt)
Tram M1, 12 (Am Kupfergraben); M4, M5, M6 (Hackescher Markt)
Bus TXL (Staatsoper); 100, 200 (Lustgarten); 147 (Friedrichstraße)