Artist

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Title

Rückenakt mit Spiegel und Mann

Year
1912
Category
Material / Technique
Dimensions
Bildmaß 151 × 74,5 cm
Rahmenmaß 165,8 × 89,7 × 4,5 cm
Acquisition details
Erworben 1988 aus Privatbesitz
Credits
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Rückenakt mit Spiegel und Mann, 1912, Öl auf Leinwand, Brücke-Museum, Gemeinfreies Werk

Exhibitions (selection)

Literature (selection)

  • Magdalena M. Moeller, Das Brücke-Museum Berlin, Prestel, München 1996.

  • Magdalena M. Moeller (Hg.), Brücke. La nascita dell´espressionismo, Ausst.-Kat. Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta Milan, Mazzotta, Milano 1999.

  • Magdalena M. Moeller (Hg.), Die Brücke. Meisterwerke aus dem Brücke-Museum Berlin, Ausst.-Kat. Brücke-Museum Berlin, Hirmer Verlag, München 2000.

  • Magdalena M. Moeller (Hg.), Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Neuerwerbungen seit 1988, Hirmer Verlag, München 2001.

  • Javier Arnaldo, Magdalena M. Moeller (Hg.), Brücke. Die Geburt des deutschen Expressionismus, Ausst.-Kat. Berlinische Galerie, Hirmer Verlag, München 2005.

  • Javier Arnaldo, Magdalena M. Moeller (Hg.), Brücke. El nacimiento del expresionismo alemán, Ausst.-Kat. Museo Thyssen-Bornesza Madrid/Fundación Caja Madrid, Madrid 2005.

  • Brücke. El naixement de l'expressionisme alemany, Ausst.-Kat. Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya Barcelona, Lunwerg, Barcelona 2005.

  • Dirk Luckow, Magdalena M. Moeller, Peter Thurmann (Hg.), Christian Rohlfs. Die Begegnung mit der Moderne, Ausst.-Kat. Kunsthalle zu Kiel / Brücke-Museum Berlin, Hirmer Verlag, München 2005.

  • Magdalena M. Moeller (Hg.), Brücke-Museum Berlin, Malerei und Plastik. Kommentiertes Verzeichnis der Bestände, Hirmer Verlag, München 2006.

  • Magdalena M. Moeller (Hg.), Brücke Highlights, Hirmer Verlag, München 2007.

  • Magdalena M. Moeller (Hg.), Brücke Museum Highlights, Hirmer Verlag, München 2017.

Details

Inscription/Signature
Signiert unten rechts: EL Kirchner (Signatur)
Nicht bezeichnet (Bezeichnung)

Inventory Number
2/88

Catalog Number
Gordon 225

Imprint

All content about the artwork is based on conversations from a workshop that took place in the context of Various Answers.

Workshop Participants

(ck)

ck (no pronouns/ck), 31, likes to read, is poly, and goes to museums for peace and quiet

(Jamie)

Jamie (er) has a wide range of interests, likes to draw and play music, and sometimes pretends to be a doctor in his spare time

(L*)

L* Reiter (no pronouns/sie) works in social media and plays board games as well as roller derby

(Rania)

Rania (doesn’t mind which pronouns, er/sie) studied theatre and creative writing in Greece and is concerned with intersectionality in theory and practice

(Tabesch)

Tabesch (er) is a literary and cultural scholar and works at the Schwules Museum

Conception / Moderation

(Panda)

Sandra Ortmann | Panda (sie/they), is a qualified psychologist who works as a curator for education and outreach at the Schwules Museum. She advises museums and cultural institutions on issues of diversity-oriented organisational development, discrimination and outreach

Coordination

(Judith)

Judith Kirchner (sie/ihr) was head of the project Various Answers and is also a freelance art mediator who focuses on art, politics and feminism in her work, she prefers to think and act in collective settings.

Guest

(Daniela)

Daniela Bystron, Curator of Outreach, Brücke-Museum, Berlin

Additional content

(Thủy-Tiên)

Thủy-Tiên Nguyễn (no pronouns) is a political educator, dance theatre teacher, choreographer, performer, activist and community organiser whose writing and work mainly focuses on anti-Asian racism, empowerment, queerness and gender.
Text: You stare at me, but you don’t see me

(Josephine)

Josephine Papke (she/her/they/them, no pronouns) studied theatre and film studies and works in the cultural sector in a variety of ways, with an emphasis on negotiating the intersections of queerness, BIPOC identities and pop culture
Text: Pose

(Isabel)

Isabel Fischer is a freelance art historian, from 2018 to 2020, she was a research trainee at the Brücke-Museum, Berlin. Since then she coordinates digitisation projects for the Brücke-Museum, Berlin
Text: Rückenakt vor Spiegel und Mann, art historian perspective

(Sebastian)

Sebastian Weise: Recording and editing (video/audio)

(Thủy-Tiên Nguyễn)
You stare at me, but you don’t see me
(Isabel Fischer)
About the Work
(Josephine Papke)
Pose/Posing
(CK) Arms
00:14
(CK) Looks
00:27
(CK) Bum
00:12
(CK) Sex work
00:35
(Jamie) Body
00:10
(L) Scary
00:31
(Panda) Femme fatale
00:10
(Panda) Standing naked
00:11
(Rania) Filter
00:32
(Tabesch) Male Gaze
00:23
(Tabesch) Idealized
00:21
Associations
00:37
Questions
00:41
Imprint