Artist

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Title

Zirkusszene

On view
Year
1911
Category
Material / Technique
Dimensions
Bildmaß 60 × 50,6 cm
Rahmenmaß 81,2 × 71,2 × 4 cm
Related Albums
Acquisition details
Erworben 1971 als Schenkung von Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Credits
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Zirkusszene, 1911, Öl auf Leinwand, Brücke-Museum, Gemeinfreies Werk
Object Reference
Rückseite von Kopf mit Pfeife

Exhibitions (selection)

Literature (selection)

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

  • Werner Murrer, Lisa Marei Schmidt und Daniel J. Schreiber (Hg.), UNZERTRENNLICH. Rahmen und Bilder der Brücke-Künstler, Ausst.-Kat. Brücke-Museum Berlin, Koenig Books, London 2020.

Details

Inscription/Signature
Nicht signiert (Signatur)
auf dem Bildträger: Kopf mit Pfeife (Bezeichnung)
auf dem Keilrahmen um 180° gedreht: E L Kirchner (Bezeichnung)
auf dem Rahmen um 90° gedreht: Kopf mit Pfeife (Bezeichnung)

Inventory Number
46/71 v

Catalog Number
Gordon 296 v

Imprint

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

Workshop Participants

(Maria)

Maria González Leal | BodyMary is an Afro-Cuban German femme who works in anti-discrimination consulting and as a speaker, coach, workshop leader and educational consultant. Maria’s main topics of interest include intersectional feminism, anti-racism, weight discrimination, sexism, neurodivergence, chronic illness, invisible disabilities and inherited poverty

(Nadine)

Nadine Nzambisa Ngolo, 27, is interested in critical discussions of various topics and pop culture

(Princela)

Princela Biyaa works as a freelance educational consultant and cultural producer on projects that contribute to the empowerment of Black communities

(Sydney)

Sydney is a creative who likes words and beautiful pictures, runs a brand, and advocates for the environment and our shared world

(Yemisi)

Yemisi Babatola studied cultural studies, sings and writes poetry, seeks empowering avenues for people with intersectional experiences of racism, is inspired by the love of Black lesbians, 36, and is a freelance empowerment trainer and project manager at weißensee kunsthochschule berlin

Conception / Moderation

(Josephine)

Josephine Ansah Valerie Deutesfeld (sie/ihr) is a philosopher who loves creative aesthetics on a large and small scale and enjoys writing and reading

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

(Lisa)

Lisa Marei Schmidt, Director, Brücke-Museum, Berlin

Additional content

(Sydney)

Workshop Participant
Video: Interview, interviewed by Josephine A.V. Deutesfeld and Josephine Papke

(Nadine)

Workshop Participant
Audio commentary

(Maria)

Workshop-Participant
Text: Maria González Leal, The Supposed Orient and the Zirkusszene (Circus Scene)

(Noah)

Noah Sow
Quote: Rascism (full text requested) From: Susan Arndt, Wie Rassismus aus Wörtern spricht: (K)Erben des Kolonialismus im Wissensarchiv deutsche Sprache, Unrast Verlag, Münster 2011, p. 37.

(Elena)

Elena Schroll, Curator, Brücke-Museum Berlin
Text: Zirkusszene, art historian perspective

(Sebastian)

Sebastian Weise: Recording and editing (video/audio)

(Sydney) Interview
04:27
(Maria González Leal)
Commentary: The Supposed Orient and the Zirkusszene (Circus Scene)
(Noah Sow)
Racism
(Elena Schroll)
About the Work
(Nadine) Violent porn
00:10
(Nadine) Museums
01:08
(Nadine) Gaze
00:24
(Nadine) Being sexualized
00:46
(Nadine) Trigger warning
00:30
(Princela) Foreground
00:30
(Princela) Everyday life
00:38
(Princela) Begging
00:09
(Princela) Secret
00:18
Associations
00:50
Questions
00:14
(Nadine) Workshop Reflection
02:12
Imprint