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July 5, 2024 — February 1, 2025

Mapping the 60s – Art Stories from the Collections of mumok.

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July 5, 2024 — June 29, 2025

Höfische Begegnungen – The Ludwig Collection Guesting at the Neue Residenz Bamberg

Vor Ort 2024: Melike Kara

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June 28, 2024

Vor Ort. Melike Kara

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Ludwig Collection: A Selection

Unidentified artist, Vase in the shape of a squatting Gorgo, 700 BC, Photo: Andreas F. Voegelin, Basel

Unidentified artist

Vase in the shape of a squatting Gorgo, 700 BC–800 BC

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

Unidentified artist

Vase in the shape of a squatting Gorgo
700 BC–800 BC



Schenkung

Photo: Andreas F. Voegelin, Basel

Jean Tinguely, Mes Roues, 1960, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2023

Jean Tinguely

Mes Roues, 1960–1961

Ludwig Múzeum of Contemporary Art Budapest

Jean Tinguely

Mes Roues
1960–1961



Permanent Loan

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2023

Jingdezhen Porzellan, Large plate from Jiangxi Province, China, 1522, Photo: Rheinisches Bildarchiv, Cologne, Marion Mennicken, rba_d033721_01

Jingdezhen Porzellan

Large plate from Jiangxi Province, China, 1522–1566

Museum of East Asian Art

Jingdezhen Porzellan

Large plate from Jiangxi Province, China
1522–1566



Permanent Loan

Photo: Rheinisches Bildarchiv, Cologne, Marion Mennicken, rba_d033721_01

Simon Denny, Crypto Futures Game of Life Overprint Collage: Despicable Me, 2018, © Simon Denny. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Buchholz

Simon Denny

Crypto Futures Game of Life Overprint Collage: Despicable Me, 2018

Hamburger Bahnhof – Nationalgalerie der Gegenwart

Simon Denny

Crypto Futures Game of Life Overprint Collage: Despicable Me
2018



Permanent Loan

© Simon Denny. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Buchholz

Andy Warhol, Orange Car Crash, 1963, © 2023 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Andy Warhol

Orange Car Crash, 1963

Museum moderner Kunst – Stiftung Ludwig (mumok)

Andy Warhol

Orange Car Crash
1963



Permanent Loan

© 2023 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Mousquetaire à l'oiseau, 1971, © Succession Picasso / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2023

Pablo Picasso

Mousquetaire à l'oiseau, 1971

Ludwig Museum for International Art in the Chinese National Museum (NAMOC)

Pablo Picasso

Mousquetaire à l'oiseau
1971



Donation

© Succession Picasso / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2023

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Peter and Irene Ludwig – Collect Art, Change the World

Collect art, change the world: Beginning in the 1950s, Irene (née Monheim, 1927–2010) and Peter Ludwig (1925–1996) amassed one of the most important art collections of the second half of the twentieth century

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1977: Das Ehepaar an Irene Ludwigs 50. Geburtstag. Statt August Mackes 'Im Garten', 1912, das sich als Dauerleihgabe im Museum Ludwig befindet, ziert dieses Foto die Wand im Salon der Stiftung, zu Ehren der Stifter