OpenTuesday → Sunday 10:00h → 17:00h
Thursday 10:00h → 20:00h
EntreeAdults → € 8,-
Reduced → € 5,-
Groups (min. 8 persons) → € 5,- pp
-21 years and every Thursday → free admission
The LUDWIG FORUM AACHEN is a multi-genre house for international contemporary art. Its basis is the art collection of Peter and Irene Ludwig that comprises key works of American Pop Art, Photo Realism and European art from the beginning 1960s to the present. This is the starting point for an attractive exhibition program. Art education offers many activities and guided tours for all ages and types of groups, available in Dutch, French and English. Contact: Karl-Heinz Jeiter +49 241 1807 115, Email: Karl-Heinz.Jeiter@mail.aachen.de
For more than 20 years now, in his photography Armin Linke has been documenting the impact of globalization, the transformation of cities into mega-cities, and the networking of postindustrial society through information and communication technologies. His shots capture the profound economic, ecological, and geological changes our high-tech world is going through in the Anthropocene age.
What makes a man a ‘real’ man? What do rituals of masculinity involve, how do men face up to the challenges they pose, how do they deal with failure? The American artist Erik Levine (*1960 Los Angeles) analyzes our society and its norms, rituals, and masculine stereotypes in his video works. With empathy but nonetheless uncompromising, Levine circles in on the relationship between life and death, social norms, idealized images and stark reality.
To mark the awarding of the Aachen Art Prize to Franz Erhard Walther, the Ludwig Forum is staging a solo exhibition of the artist’s work in summer. Since the 1960s Walther has challenged the traditional notion of sculpture like no other artist of his generation, extending and decisively changing our ideas about sculpture. The body, time, space, language, gestures – Walther includes all these materials into his sculptural works and installations.