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The Arp Collection 2021

13. Sep 2020 – 06. Jun 2021

  • Kostümentwurf (Hopi-Indianer) um 1926
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    Kostümentwurf (Hopi-Indianer), Sophie Taeuber-Arp, um 1926, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck
  • Sophie Taeuber-Arp und Erika Schlegel in Maskenballkostümen (Hopi-Indianer)
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    Sophie Taeuber-Arp und Erika Schlegel in Maskenballkostümen (Hopi-Indianer) | Zürich, um 1926
  • Komposition in einem weißen Kreis, Sophie Taeuber-Arp
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    Komposition in einem weißen Kreis, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, 1936, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck
    © photo: Mick Vincenz
  • Ohne Titel (Grasse), Sophie Taeuber-Arp
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    Untitled (Grasse), Sophie Taeuber-Arp, 1940, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck
    © photo: Mick Vincenz
  • Pagodenfrucht auf Schale, Hans Arp
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    Pagodenfrucht auf Schale, Hans Arp, 1934, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck
    © photo: Mick Vincenz | VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021
  • Strom I, Lydia Nüüd
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    Strom I, Lydia Nüüd, 2019
    © photo: Johann Thiessen | VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021
  • Rhizome (Performance), Alexandra Deutsch
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    Rhizome (Performance), Alexandra Deutsch, 2020
    © photo: Sandra Hauer (nah dran photografie) | VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021
  • pleated turtle neck dress (Ausschnitt)
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    Sarah Ama Duah, pleated turtle neck dress of the series Sculpture dresses, 2019
    © Sarah Ama Duah | photo: Pasarella Photography

Please note: Due to the reduced incidence numbers, the Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck can reopen its doors from 30 March in accordance with the 18th Corona Control Ordinance of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Visitors must book their tickets in advance by phone (+49 2228 9425-76) or via the online shop.

About the exhibition

The presentation of the collection once again allows us to experience the many-faceted works of our museum’s two patrons, Hans Arp and Sophie Taeuber-Arp, who today are regarded as forerunners of the two essential tendencies of modernism. It is a wonderful piece of luck that we can unite the two pioneers of both the geometric and the organic abstraction under one roof, which is probably without equal in the world, and this gives us the opportunity to invite visitors on an exciting journey of exploration. This is because aside from the joint works numerous other pieces also reflect an astonishingly close exploration of the same motifs or overriding principles, such as the empty space (negative space).

Selected dialogues reveal that the often contrary visual language does not represent any kind of limitation for the artist couple, but rather enriches their respective individual creative process.


Curator - Arp Collection

Astrid von Asten M.A.

+49 2228 9425-25

Head of Communication

Claudia Seiffert M.A.

+49 2228 9425-39

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