Exhibition | 15.06.2013 - 06.10.2013
Comics in Art
Comic strips and cartoons have been a constant source of inspiration for artists since the very beginning. But it was only with British and American Pop Art that the world of speech balloons made its grand entry into galleries and museums. Roy Lichtenstein, Öyvind Fahrström, and many other artists introduced the aesthetic of comics into their paintings. In this way, they provocatively undermined the distinction between popular culture and established art. The Weserburg is taking up this theme with a large-scale exhibition. On display are works by more than thirty international artists. They offer an impressive demonstration of the influence of comics on contemporary art from the nineteen-fifties until today. [more...]
Thursday 23.May, 18.00 Hour
Das Material der Kunst | Führung zu ausgewählten Werken
Sunday 26.May, 11.30 Hour
Vom Sinn der Farbe | Führung zu ausgewählten Werken
Thursday 30.May, 18.00 Hour
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Closed on Monday
Families (2 adults/4 children): €14.00
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