Discussion, Guided tour

Frames in Focus

with Eva Mendgen, art historian, Saarbrücken and
Werner Murrer, curator of the exhibition and frame expert, München

Starting at 4 pm, the exhibition curator Werner Murrer invites you to a tour of Never Apart in the Brücke-Museum. You will gain unique insights into his longstanding research and practice as a frame expert.

The art historian Eva Mendgen will give a lecture on frame pictures starting at 5 pm. In her research, Eva Mendgen is dedicated to frames from the 19th century to expressionist modernism.

Afterwards, the two experts will discuss current research questions on the subject of frames with each other and with you. We look forward to your participation!


Short biographies

Eva Mendgen (Dr. phil.)
Art historian, publicist, curator

Fundamental research from the perspective of an interdisciplinary, artistic-scientific methodological approach that combines theory and practice, starting from the frame picture. Since her doctorate entitled Künstler rahmen ihre Bilder in Bonn 1991, she has produced numerous reference works on the subject of the artist’s frame (including In Perfect Harmony. Bild + Rahmen 18501920). From these, the continuing interest in border areas and their value as cultural landscapes is evident to this day.

Werner Murrer
Frame expert

Werner Murrer, curator of the exhibition and frame maker, is regarded as a proven expert on the frames of Expressionism. His extensive expertise comes from over thirty years of work on the subject, countless museum visits and extensive research.

Public events are in German if not stated otherwise and included in the admission fee.

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