Discover the works the Middelheim Museum has recently purchased or has on loan.
Ai Weiwei (b. China, 1957)
The Middelheim Museum asked Ai Weiwei to build a bridge. The artist was only too happy to take up the invitation. He saw it as a challenge, as he had never built a bridge before.
Roman Signer (b. Switzerland, 1938)
The sculpture Bidon Bleu is part of a series of actions in which the artist launches objects into the open-air with the help of a slope.
Philippe Van Snick (b. Ghent, 1946)
In Poëzie, Philippe Van Snick has set up a spatial installation on the Braem Pavilion lawn. In its creation, he has used an existing, rather antiquated water feature.
Erwin Wurm (1954)
Middelheimmuseum heeft het sleutelwerk van de expo Wear me out van Erwin Wurm aangekocht. De kromme boot of Misconceivable (2010) krijgt definitief een plaats binnen de museumcollectie.
Johan Creten (b. 1963)
For Johan Creten, ‘The Column’ is the ultimate Flemish Monument. The work was inspired by both architecture and nature.
Selçuk Mutlu (b. 1975)
‘All those who wish to can use my work to consider the process of punishing somebody, of dominating them, not just physically but also psychologically.’
Johan Muyle (b. 1956)
A human skeleton sits on a bicycle that has wheels but no tyres. Its back faces the handlebars, a dangerous position indeed.
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