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The scholarships of the Anna Polke Foundation for the year 2020 have been announced. Since educational institutions and libraries are currently closed, the application deadline has been extended initially until May 8th 2020. A further extension is reserved. Necessary information can be found here.

Sigmar Polke. Objects: Real and Imagined
Michael Werner Gallery, Mayfair, London, 23 January – 21 March 2020
Michael Werner Gallery

Sigmar Polke vs Blaudzun. Music of an Unknown Source
Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen (NL), part of touring exhibition by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), 14 December 2019 – 5 April 2020
Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst

An interview by Sacha Bronwasser with the musician Blaudzun about his work and his interest in Sigmar Polke’s Music of an Unknown Source can be found here. Blaudzun successively releases the pieces of music of the same album via social media channels and can, for example, be followed via Twitter.

Farbanstöße. Farbe in der neuen Kunst (Colour Impulses. Colour in Contemporary Art)
Museum unter Tage Bochum, 30 October 2019 – 19 April 2020
Museum unter Tage

Sigmar Polke. “Zeitreise” Photographs 1966–1986
Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, 6.3.–9.5.2020
Galerie Max HetzlerS


With the POLKE POST we inform at irregular intervals about activities and projects of the foundation. It appears approximately every two to three months. In the POLKE POST we also take up topics and events that play a role in Sigmar Polke’s work. Please enter your details in the registration window. Thank you very much.
The first two issues have so far only been published in German. With the third edition in July 2019, POLKE POST will be published in German and English.


POLKE POST 1 (February 2019)
POLKE POST 2 (May 2019)
POLKE POST 3 (July 2019)
POLKE POST 4 (November 2019)
POLKE POST 5 (February 2020)