Since January 2022 the art collection has a new name: Mercedes-Benz Art Collection. On this occasion, we are happy to share a video portrait presenting works from the collection – spanning a period of 120 years – as well as providing an insight into the diverse activities of the Art Collection.
Since 2000, works by around 200 international women artists have been newly added to the Mercedes-Benz Art Collection. The exhibition 31: Women, with some sixty works from the Collection, brings two longstanding emphases into sharper focus. The concentration on leading female figures in twentieth- and twenty-first-century art and the research and projects conducted since 2016 on […]
The head of the Mercedes-Benz Art Collection, Renate Wiehager, regularly presents a work from the collection in the Mercedes me magazine. This time with Oskar Schlemmer, Zanele Muholi and Andy Warhol. For the complete edition of the Mercedes me magazin please click here.
For the Mercedes-Benz Sustainability Report 2021, Renate Wiehager, curator of the exhibition ‘Friendship. Nature. Culture,’ spoke with the two artists Yuken Teruya and Buhlebezwe Siwani about transformation and our responsibility in dealing with nature. Read the interview here.
In a five-part series of digital Dialogue Lectures, the 31: Women exhibition’s curator, Dr. Renate Wiehager, and Dr. Katharina Neuburger discuss the connection between the exhibition 31: Women and the research project Duchamp and the Women | Duchamp as Curator. Published in 2020, the Mercedes-Benz Art Collection’s book Duchamp and the Women uses essays and biographical portraits to present the works and […]
Annabelle Hirsch reviews the recent publication “Marcel Duchamp and the Women. Friendship, Cooperation, Network” as a book, “not only about Marcel Duchamp, but about the women of the 20th century and about the role of friendship in the Avantgarde.” Hirsch points out the great overview of biographies, images, documents and texts about the Artists, Writers […]