Marcel Broodthaers - Poet and Artist


Marcel Broodthaers Poet and Artist

22/02/2015 - 09/05/2015
Curator: Willem Jan Renders (Project Leader)

library exhibition

This exhibition displays more than seventy books and artworks on paper by the Belgian poet and conceptual artist Marcel Broodthaers from Manfred Schmidt’s collection. The exhibition is supplemented with a number of works by Broodthaers from the Van Abbemuseum collection.

A German catalogue has been published for the exhibition: Marcel Broodthaers. Dichter und Künstler with contributions by Viola Hildebrandt-Schat (Broodthaers specialist) and Anne Thurman-Jajes (Weserburg Museum Bremen), as well as a foreword by Maria Gilissen, who is Marcel Broodthaers’ widow.

The exhibition will be officially opened on 22 February at 15:00 hours.