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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 04/24/2013 | 4638 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Never trouble-free again! Aachen Avantgarde since 1964 (Germany)

Episode 4: Peter und Irene Ludwig

The successful chocolate manufacturer and art historian Peter Ludwig and his wife Irene, who also studied Art History, started collecting contemporary art in the 1960s. Their compilation became one…

Peter und Irene Ludwig
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/01/2012 | 37797 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Never trouble-free again! Aachen Avantgarde since 1964 (Germany)

Die Avantgarde kommt nach Aachen

Project leadership:
Dr. Annette Lagler
Location:
Germany, Aachen
Info:

The Research Project
The development of the Rhenish art scene and its transregional presence from the 1960s onwards (a period during which Aachen formed the nucleus of a surprisingly progressive cultural scene) provided the main subject matter for the research project by the Aachen Ludwig Forum for International Art. The aim of the project headed by Dr. Annette Lagler and Myriam Kroll was to document a location-specific micro history, namely, the pursuits of the vibrant and highly…