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Here you can learn more about the funded research projects of the Anna Polke Foundation’s scholars 2019.

Baselitz – Richter – Polke – Kiefer. The Early Years of the Old Masters
Deichtorhallen, Halle für aktuelle Kunst, Hamburg, 13 September 2019 – 5 January 2020
Deichtorhallen Hamburg

Sigmar Polke’s Photographic Infamies
LE BAL, Paris, 13 September – 22 December 2019

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

Great Realism & Great Abstraction. Drawings from Max Beckmann to Gerhard Richter
Städel Museum, Frankfurt, 13 November 2019-12 February 2020
Städel Museum


Meilensteine. 30 Jahre im Dienst der Kunst (Milestones. 30 Years of Service to Art
Mike Karstens Galerie, Münster, 6 December 2019 – 17 January 2020
Opening: 6.12.2019

Sigmar Polke vs Blaudzun. Music from 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
Opening: 13.12.2019
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 from an Unknown Source can be found here. Blaudzun successively releases the first pieces of music of the same album via social media channels and can, for example, be followed via Twitter.


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)