Current

STUDY ROOM
STUDY ROOM | 22.06.2022 – 15.01.2023

IN SEARCH OF CLUES

Whether a drawing is unequivocally attributed to an artist depends on a number of different givens. If the artwork is signed, there is a high probability of scoring a hit. But how do attributions actually work in the case of drawings that are not signed?

DAS FORUM
DAS FORUM | 22.06.2022 – 15.01.2023

THE ARCHIVE COLLECTION

A cooperative project of C&A and of the Draiflessen Collection

In 2021, to celebrate its 180-year anniversary, C&A published a retro collection which focussed on its own fashion creations from decades ago and which is the topic of this presentation in DAS Forum.

MAIN SPACE
MAIN SPACE | 30.10.2022 – 26.02.2023

THE FINAL BID. Michael Pinsky

Sustainability is a subject that none of us can afford to ignore today. But the word is used in so many different ways that it is in danger of deteriorating into an empty sound bite, and of triggering a sense of overwhelming challenge rather than motivation. Many people wonder if they can make any difference at all and what possible measures they might take.

Past

08.05.2022 - 31.07.2022
THE ART OF REPLICATION

The exhibition shows plaster casts, copies of paintings, graphics and architectural models from the 19th century that admit different perspectives on this question: To what extent were or are practices of copying and replication a way of producing new things?

28.11.2021 - 27.02.2022
TOUCH

The Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde (b. 1979) develops projects that unite technology and art, and equally unite art with the viewer.

24.11.2021 - 15.05.2022
GRADUATION RITUALS

The role previously played by cap and sash has today been taken over by T-shirts and baseball caps with graduation logos. How have the forms of expression chosen by graduating classes changed over the course of the last century?

24.11.2021 - 15.05.2022
PASSION ART

The cabinet exhibition in the Liberna study room will present Lucas van Leyden’s fourteen-part series of copperplate engravings depicting the Passion of Christ.

18.07.2021 - 14.11.2021
HAUTE COUTURE

This presentation in the DAS Forum developed out of a cooperative project between the Draiflessen Collection and the Department of Textile Design in the School of Cultural Studies and Social Sciences at Osnabrück University.

10.06.2021 - 14.11.2021
STAY HEALTHY

The cabinet exhibition STAY HEALTHY makes it clear that holistic preventive health care is not a modern approach, but that people were already asking questions about their health, and trying to answer them, some 500 years ago.

02.05.2021 - 25.07.2021
MADE REALITIES

Both in analogue and digital form, these artists create unconventional perspectives on reality.

11.11.2020 - 20.06.2021
„DAS MEER RUFT!“

At first glance, the clothing trade and the film business do not seem to have much in common. In the 1920s, however, both sectors enjoyed an upswing – and businessman Bernhard Joseph Brenninkmeijer, co-owner of C&A, spotted an investment opportunity.

05.11.2020 - 09.05.2021
SEASCAPES

The bellicose rivalry between the leading maritime powers of England, Spain, and the Netherlands for supremacy in overseas trade was accompanied in the seventeenth century by the emergence of an independent genre of art: the seascape.