The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public collections. The historical basis for the collection goes back to the ICC activities (International Cultural Centre) in Antwerp in the 1970s. The M HKA collection continues to grow in the areas of the post-war avant-garde tradition in Antwerp and the wider region in north-western Europe, today's multipolar world, the importance of the 'performative' aspect and social commitment, but also with regard to the nature and role of images today. Here, we present a selection of works from a broad spectrum of different sensitivities, regions, research areas and stories from our collection.
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Human Project: Portrait n...
Kerim Ragimov, Human Project: Portrait n°16, 1994. Painting, 121 x 170 cm.
Untitled (Personified Plu...
Enrico David, Untitled (Personified Plugging Gridlock with aggregates), 2009. Installation, tapestry, sisal, 200 x 3600 cm.
The G D Public Poem, Brus...
Alain Arias-Misson, The G D Public Poem, Brussels, 1968, 1968-2011. Mixed Media, 2 x ( 32 x 110 cm ).
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M HKA acquired the SANTHAL FAMILY ensemble on the occasion of the exhibition Santhal Family: Positions Around an Indian Sculpture in 2008. W
EUROPE AT LARGE
During the past decade the M HKA has paid enduring attention to that part of Europe that was excluded from the reconstruction of Europe afte
JAN VERCRUYSSE ENSEMBLE
The work of Jan Vercruysse is characterized by his razor-sharp vision and very focused approach to its central themes. Vercruysse mostly work