Her Side of the War
Käthe Kollwitz in Diksmuide
KÄTHE KOLLWITZ 1.9 (GOTHIC CHAMBER, TOWN HALL)
KÄTHE KOLLWITZ 2.0 (GALLERY MONTANUS.5)
3/09/2016 - 2/10/2016
During the exhibition 'Käthe Kollwitz 1.9' in the Gothic Chamber of the town hall in Diksmuide, you will be able to discover a number of exclusive works of art by Käthe Kollwitz, which reflect her deep longing for social justice. Via these unique creations - which have been transferred from the renowned Käthe Kollwitz Museum in Cologne especially for the exhibition - you will be able step inside the world of this remarkable German expressionist artist, before, during and after the war.
In the simultaneous 'Käthe Kollwitz 2.0' exhibition, held in the nearby Montanus.5 Gallery, contemporary works by some of today's leading female artists will also be on display. These artists attempt to get inside the mind of Käthe Kollwitz, producing the kind of art that she would produce if she were alive today. The result is a fascinating double exhibition that transcends both time and place.
You can also visit the temporary exhibition 'Käthe Kollwitz' in the Käthe Kollwitz Museum in Koekelare.
Nocturnes on request.