Azolina MaMncube Ngema, Biergefäß, 20. Jahrhundert, Südafrika / Zulu, Foto: Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum (A. Laurenzo)
27/09/2019 - 29/03/2020

A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE.

AFRICAN CERAMICS FROM THE COLLECTION OF FRANZ, DUKE OF BAVARIA

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum is celebrating the recent accession of more than 1,000 African ceramics from the Collection of His Highness, Franz Duke of Bavaria, acquired as a donation or permanent loan. In 2019 we will be honouring this generous endowment with a comprehensive exhibition and publication documenting the formal and functional richness of African ceramics as well as the diverse circumstances surrounding their origin. The objects’ display in a design museum allows for a historical analysis of the vessels and figures and the techniques that lie behind them. Taking the select objects as its starting point, the exhibition expands on ceramic production in Africa as a whole – exploring form, function, ornament, and materiality – and shows the distinctions from, as well as parallels with, international design practices.

For the development of the exhibition architecture, The New Collection was able to win over the internationally renowned architect Asif Khan from London. Khan is currently also designing the new Museum of London and a Centre of Contemporary Culture in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Gefäß, 19. - 20. Jh., Burkina Faso / Bobo oder Bwa, Sammlung S.K.H. Herzog Franz von Bayern © Die Neue Sammlung (Foto. A. Laurenzo)
Gefäß, 19. - 20. Jh., Burkina Faso / Bobo oder Bwa
Sammlung S.K.H. Herzog Franz von Bayern
© Die Neue Sammlung (Foto. A. Laurenzo)

Planning your visit

Open today till 6:00 pm

Opening Hours

Daily 10.00 – 18.00
Thursday 10.00 – 20.00
Monday closed

Location

Pinakothek der Moderne
Barer Straße 40
80333 München

Admission prices (Inclusive opening hours )

Sunday admission 1€

Thursday – Saturday 10€
reduced 7€
Day pass (Alte Pinakothek, Pinakothek der Moderne, Museum Brandhorst, Sammlung Schack) 12€

Duration of the visit

ca. 60 minutes

Accessibility

information here

Further visitor information

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