13 October 2019 – 26 January 2020
Love is omnipresent: Not only in novels, filders or songs is it as a strong feeling, emotional power or unattainable ideal in the center, but it is always part of social discourses. How do we love? Who do we love? And why? And what happened when love stops?
The exhibition follows the first part – „Faith“ – the trilogy „Faith, Love, Hope“ and approaches the concept of love. as a quality feature of interpersonal relationships.
The exhibition presents selected works of art of the modern and contemporary that reflect on the possibilities, limitations and contradictions of being connected. Stephan Balkenhol, Marc Chagall or Maria Lassnig, their struggle for harmony, their yearning for protection, but also the experience of tightness
With paintings, photographs, sculptures, an installation and a video work, the exhibition presents artistic positions that illuminate the topic of love from different perspectives. How can this human phenomenon be represented? And what significance do you have in our lives? Thus, love manifests itself as a protective gesture of the mother towards her child, as a compulsive, even cosmic connection between man and woman, as their cultural absurdity or as an abstract force. Sometimes realistic and striking, sometimes objectless