Balance

10.06.2022 to 09.10.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin

Incorporating a range of styles and movements that include Minimal Art,Transavanguardia, Pop Art and contemporary art, the exhibition presents works dealing with individual and societal struggles to attain balance, harmony and stability. At the same time, these works show how transient balance is, once it has been attained. 

The exhibition Balance divides the depiction of these dwindling certainties into five thematic sections: the futility of longing for balance, the perception of balance, the tension inherent in interpersonal balancing acts, the imbalance in the relationship between humans and nature, and lastly, the balancing of individual and societal expectations in economic contexts.

The new presentation of the collection in the Kleihueshalle, now reopened following extensive refurbishment, stems from the Sammlung Marx, the Nationalgalerie Collection and loans. Featured are 39 works by Leonor Antunes, Georg Baselitz, Joseph Beuys, Ross Bleckner, Francesco Clemente, Enzo Cucchi, Dan Flavin, Günther Förg, Douglas Gordon, Andreas Gursky, Keith Haring, Donald Judd, Gülsün Karamustafa, Anselm Kiefer, Imi Knoebel, Jeff Koons, Mark Lammert, Inge Mahn, Robert Rauschenberg, Ugo Rondinone, Ulrike Rosenbach, Salomé, Elaine Sturtevant, Fiona Tan, Cy Twombly, Kawita Vatanajyankur, Raul Walch and Andy Warhol.

Curated by Nina Schallenberg.

A special exhibition by the Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Exhibition view "Balance", Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin,
10.6.-9.10.2022 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / Thomas Bruns © Georg Baselitz
2022© (Salomé) VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2022
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Sturtevant, Warhol Flowers, 1990Siebdruck und Acryl auf LeinwandStaatliche Museen zu Berlin,
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Fiona Tan, News from the Near Future, 2003Videoprojektion, Länge: 9 Minuten und 30
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Nationalgalerie© Courtesy Fiona Tan and Frith Street Gallery, London
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