Approximately 200 international galleries will showcase Classic Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art at the 46th Edition of ART COLOGNE


The ART COLOGNE 2012 will have again a lot to offer, with a top-notch supporting program. Here you find a short overview about the different activities. Find more details here.


The Vernissage will be open on 17 April 2012, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in hall 11. The tickets will cost 46,75 € advanced sale and 55,00 € at the box-office. Order your tickets for the Vernissage directly in the Art Cologne’s Ticket Shop.

Friday 20. April 2012

On Friday, 20th April, the following events will be held at the Belgian House:

  • At 5:00 p.m. visitors are invited to attend MANIFESTA 9, where they will be offered initial insights into the individual aspects of the project. The organizers will also take this opportunity to announce the list of participating artists.The presentation in Cologne is part of the Manifesta 9 Parallel Events and is being curated by Edgar Hermann, who is responsible for Manifesta 9’s Heritage section.

    Armand Marchal, Consul of the Kingdom of Belgium, will hold the welcoming address in Cologne. His talk will be followed by a discussion between Hedwig Fijen, Director of Manifesta, Cuauthémoc Medina, curator of Manifesta 9 and Katerina Gregos, co-curator of Manifesta 9. Afterwards there will be Belgian snacks and refreshments.

  • Beginning at 7:00 p.m. the art producers will hold a PRODUCTION TALK, at which “Curtain Callers” (2011), a co-production of Ann-Sofi Sidén & Jonathan Bepler, will be displayed. It will be followed by a panel discussion between the artist Magdalena Malm, MAP, Stockholm/Gothenburg; Dr. Barbara Engelbach from the Museum Ludwig in Cologne; and the film director and producer Marc Comes, CHBP.Host: Regina Barunke, SK Stiftung Kultur. Additional information is available

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