MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
The Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt is a famous modern art museum in Germany, it is composed of 3 different venues named MMK 1, 2, and 3.
The museum’s first building, the MMK1, designed by Austrian architect Hans Hollein, was opened in 1991. A second exhibition space, the MMK Zollamt, now known as MMK 3, was inaugurated in 2007 in front of MMK1. In 2014, a third venue, the MMK 2, was opened within the Taunus Turm, a high-rise building located in Frankfurt’s financial district.
The Museum für Moderne Kunst collection is composed of over 4,500 artworks dating from the 1940s to the present day. The collection is quite diverse and includes works by many major artists such as Lichtenstein, Warhol, Rauschenberg, Beuys, Judd, Boetti, Bacon, Duchamp, Flavin, Hockney, Jasper Johns, Yves Klein, Gaetano Pesce; Pippilotti Rist; Salgado; Tinguely, Turrell; Marina Abramovic and Jeff Wall, just to name a few.
While the MMK1 presents the main collection, the MMK2 is dedicated to recent acquisitions and new productions, and the MMK3 to monographic exhibitions.
The museum is also very active in organizing temporary exhibitions, guided tours, workshops, special programs, and learning activities for adults and children.
The MMK 1 includes an Auditorium, a shop, and a restaurant; the MMK 2 includes a shop and a café.
MMK 1 and MMK 2 are fully accessible to people with disabilities, while MMK 3 is only partially accessible.
Photo Axel Schneider, courtesy of MMK
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