Wand aus Ziegeln, in einer Einbuchtung ein Schlauch
© SKD, Foto: Viktoria Binschtok

New Acquisitions of Contemporary Art in the Kunstfonds 2016

Purchases by the Kulturstiftung (Culture Foundation) of the Free State of Saxony

Since 1992, the Free State of Saxony has carried out annual purchases of contemporary art associated with Saxony. The purchase recommendations are made by an independent advisory board, which consists of art experts and artists. In this way, the Free State of Saxony continuously promotes and encourages works in the region like no other Federal state in Germany. Since 2005, the purchases have been realised via the Kulturstiftung (culture foundation) of the Free State of Saxony. 

  • Laufzeit 13.01.2017—21.04.2017

Since 2011, the Kunstfonds has regularly introduced a selection of the latest recent acquisitions in the state representation of the free state at the Federal Government in Berlin. The works shown reflect Saxon art and the art funding programme. They are each highly topical and offer a very specific and ambitious content against the background of the broader cultural scene in Berlin. For the artists represented, this presentation is also a bit of a stepping stone.

kräftiger Mann in Lederjacke, hält Rohr in der Hand, Gesicht unter Augen abgeschnitten
© Sebastian Burger, Galerie Tobias Naehring, Leipzig
Sebastian Burger, Boi Y, 2015 Förderankauf der Kulturstiftung des Freistaats Sachsen 2016

On view are artworks by Christina Baumann, Viktoria Binschtok, Sebastian Burger, Lucie Freynhagen, Lena Rosa Händle, Bertram Haude, Stefanie Heinze, Andreas Kempe, Jonas Lewek, Jan Mammey, Martin Mannig, Carsten Nicolai, Selma von Panhuis, Jochen Plogsties, Daniel Poller, Luise Schröder and Sandra Schubert.

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Wand aus Ziegeln, in einer Einbuchtung ein Schlauch
© SKD, Foto: Viktoria Binschtok
Viktoria Binschtok, grey wall (Serie Grey Cluster), 2014 digitaler C-Print/Alu-Dibond, Kunstfonds
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