Start of the season with new works
In the first exhibition of the new season, we are presenting our latest additions at Richard-Wagner-Straße 51, including fantastic works by Otto Piene, Günther Uecker, Ernst Wilhelm Nay, Klaus Fußmann, Erich Heckel, Rolf Cavael, Ida Kerkovius, Max Ackermann and Erich Siepmann. You are welcome to visit us during opening hours or make an appointment by telephone to view the exhibition. We look forward to your visit!
IN DEN BOOTEN. Doris Ziegler
07.10.2023 - 14.01.2024
The motif of the boat is at the center of the first major retrospective of the Leipzig painter Doris Ziegler (*1949). In her work it appears as an existential symbol for a permanent transition with an uncertain destination. On the one hand, in Doris Ziegler's work it is connected with social conditions - the painting "Boot II" (1988), for example, with a view to the agony of the late GDR, illustrates the rampant loss of meaning on board as well as the immobility of an ossified society. On the other hand, the boat serves the painter as a symbol of her path as an artist - this becomes clear, for example, in one of the most recent works in the Zwickau exhibition, the painting "Boot III" (2022). The Zwickau exhibition on the occasion of the awarding of the Max Pechstein Honorary Prize provides a comprehensive insight into the complete works of the artist [...].