Art from Germany exhibited in Plovdiv

Smiling Buddha, 1992, Nam June Paik

Travelling the World is the largest retrospective exhibition of works from the collection of the German Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA). It comprises 320 works by 90 artists from Germany and covers the period from the 1950s to the present day. The exhibition is a comprehensive survey of the trends and the most notable representatives of the artistic world in Eastern and Western Germany.

The curators pay special attention to post-war art, moving between realism and abstraction, pop art, fluxus, social photography, etc.

The exhibited artists include such iconic names as Rebecca Horn, Nam June Paik, Wilmar Koenig, Olaf Metzel, Thomas Ruff, Gerhard Richter and others.

Travelling the World: Art from Germany has visited Tel Aviv, Moscow and Rio de Janeiro before coming again back to Europe. After the exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade at the end of last year, the collection will be displayed at the two newest exhibition halls of Plovdiv, which this year is European Capital of Culture.

The exposition will be on view till 8 December.

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