Otmar Hörl - Second Life 100 Workers

Begin: 01.05.2018 10:00 hour

Ottmar Hörl is acclaimed throughout the world for his large-scale temporary projects focussing on art as a means of communication. His works have been showcased around the world and depict eminent figures such as Karl Marx, Charles the Great, Richard Wagner and Martin Luther. Ottmar Hörl's "Second Life – 100 Workers" is an exciting sculptural project specially created for the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site.

Wearing helmets and work clothing, his figures are reverential representations of the ironworkers that used to toil  at the Völklinger Hütte facility. The project is designed to pay homage to the Völklinger Hütte's central theme of work and workers. "Second Life – 100 Workers" at the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site will be accompanied by a retrospective exhibition of Ottmar Hörl's works.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalog, 96 pages, four-color, 14.80 €

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The Legend Queen Elizabeth II. Luciano Pelizzari Collection

Begin: 19.05.2018 10:00 hour

Elizabeth II is a living legend; her life spans an entire epoch. Indeed,  during her reign, she has seen the terms of office of all German Federal Chancellors to date, as well as those of British Prime Ministers from Winston Churchill through to Theresa May. Queen Elizabeth II is, moreover, the most portrayed person of the 20th and 21st centuries. With its many depictions of the Queen, this exhibition brings to life the 90 years of her reign. Its numerous photographs, paintings, stamps and coins come from one of the world's largest collections of its kind – the Luciano Pelizzari Collection – and present a comprehensive, multilayered portrait of the sovereign. They show the Queen as a human being and as a monarch,  they feature her encounters with important events and personalities  of the 20th and 21st centuries, and they demonstrate how her private  and public personas were depicted in art and culture.

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