(Deutsch) Künstlergespräch mit Ueli Gantner am 18. Januar

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(Deutsch) Beitrag des SWR-Fernsehens

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(Deutsch) Neue Skulptur vor der kunsthalle messmer

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Vernissage Picasso

On Friday, 23rd of June 2017, we had the vernissage for our exhibition “Picasso and his women”. After warm greetings from Jürgen A. Messmer to all the invited guests, Dr. Friedhelm Häring made a speech about Pablo Picassos life and works. and everyone was eager to see the works in the kunsthalle messmer. Two Muses of the great artist – Dr. Angela Rosengart and Sylvette David – were invited especially for this occasion and signed books or conversed with the guests. 

The exhibition focuses on the women in Pablo Picassos life, how he depicted them in his art and how they influenced him and his style. More than 130 works from private collectors or famous muesums give an unique impression beyond the art of Picasso and give the visitor insight into the works of the woman in Picassos life one has never seen before.

„Picasso und die Frauen“ – you can see this exhibition until the 12th of November!

Poster advertising Picasso!


Riesenposter am EuroAirport

The exhibition “Picasso and the Women” in the kunsthalle messmer is advertised at the EuroAirport. A 14×7-meter poster at the control tower greets guests from all over the world and invites them to come and see the wonderful works from Picasso and the women in his life. 

  Enthüllt durch Bergsteiger

Malte Herwig recitation


Saturday, 14th of October, 6pm at the Galerie M.

Malte Herwig (*1972 in Kassel) is a well-known journalist, author andliterary critic. He interviewed public characters like the artist Christo, the German politician Helmut Kohl or the muse of Picasso Sylvette David. His articles are regularly published in important German magazines and newspapers – Stern, SPIEGEL, Süddeutsche Zeitung. His spectacular books are praised highly by the national and international press.

Herwig will present his newest book at the Galerie M on October 14th at 6pm about Françoise Gilot (born in 1921), French painter and partner of Pablo Picasso:

Die Frau, die Nein sagt – Rebellin, Muse, Malerin – Françoise Gilot über ihr Leben mit und ohne Picasso

For this biography Françoise Gilot gave Malte Herwig exclusive insight into her ateliers in NY and Paris. She explained what counts in life for her and what is really important concerning art and happyness. Gilot kept her independence during  ten-year-relationship with Picasso and was the only woman in his life leaving him. The book´s title „Die Frau, die Nein sagt“ is fitting, Pablo Picasso called her that himslef.

costs: 10€ p.P.
registration: info@kunsthallemessmer.de or 07642 920 16 20

Vernissage Mylène Mai “Optical Flow”

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The Floating Piers


Elena Romanzin and Frank von Düsterlho were two of the many coworkers of Christo at his latest project „The Floating Piers“ at the Lago d´Iseo. Wearing their original uniforms, they are going to share their experience on May 11th at 6:30pm in the kunsthalle messmer, and give everyone an authentic insight into the work progress of such a spectacular project.

Exhibition “Schul.kunst”


Drawing is the most basic and early way of communication. Even bevore a child is able to articulate itself with words, he or she can communicate by signs. To draw is a way to depict and explain the world. Drawing is an expression of creativity! Therefore learning to draw is an essentioal part of learning in school.

In the kunshalle messmer various works by pupils from all schoolforms are presented and the great variety of the students drawings, sculptures and paintings was fascinating for lots of visitors.

(Deutsch) Beitrag des SWR Fernsehens

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