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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Blütenstaub von Haselnuss...
Wolfgang Laib, Blütenstaub von Haselnuss (Hazel Pollen), 1987. Installation, pollen, 220 x 240 cm.
Allez, roulez [Come on, L...
Sven 't Jolle, Allez, roulez [Come on, Let's Roll], 1998. Installation, plaster, pigment, wood, acrylic, 65 x 200 x 200 cm.
Pilots and stewardesses
Sergey Bratkov, Pilots and stewardesses, 2003. Photography, photo on aluminium, 7 x ( 40 x 30 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
JIMMIE DURHAM ENSEMBLE
This ensemble and digital application is an outcome of M HKA’s extensive long-term research in the oeuvre of Jimmie Durham and starts with an
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