AXELLAPP



I curate exhibition, write about art and advise on cultural adventures.

Axel Lapp

Since November 2012, I am the director of MEWO Kunsthalle as well as of Antoniter- and Strigel-Museum in the Bavarian town of Memmingen.

At MEWO Kunsthalle, I curate up to 10 exhibitions per year: In addition to low-threshold offerings, which allow for a first contact with art and culture, these are exhibitions of established, historic positions, presentations from the collection, one-person shows of contemporary artists as well as themed exhibitions looking at current issues in art and society. I place a strong emphasis on educational programmes, opening the realm of art for new audiences.

In 2019, I devised a new permanent exhibition for the Strigel-Museum, which revolved around the acquisition of the painting Johannes Cuspinian and his family (1520) by Bernhard Strigel. Currently, I am working on the relaunch of the Antoniter-Museum, which will open in spring 2022.


The Blog Lappalien is an outlet for my musings on art and culture.


From 2004 until 2013, I was publisher of the art publishers The Green Box, that I had also co-founded.










 


NEWS



The current exhibitions at MEWO Kunsthalle are Elmar Haardt: Land of Dreams' (5 February until 12 June 2022) and ,Josef Madlener: Heimat und Moderne' (5 March until 15 May 2022).

Ausstellung ,Elmar Haardt:
              Land of Dreams', Installationsansicht (Foto: MEWO
              Kunsthalle, 2022Exhibition ,Elmar Haardt: Land of Dreams',
(Foto: MEWO Kunsthalle, 2022)


TOURS/EVENTS



Paris / Kunstverein Konstanz:
26 September - 1 October 2021
Guided tours to L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, as well as visits to various institutions of contemporary art. (15 participants)

Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brussels / Kunstverein Konstanz:
22 - 29 May 2018
Guided tours through various institutions of contemporary art. (22 participants)

documenta 14, Kassel / Freunde der MEWO Kunsthalle:
23 - 25 June 2017
Guided tour to documenta 14 in Kassel. (16 participants)

documenta 14, Kassel/Athen / Kunstverein Konstanz:
11 - 17 June 2017
Guided tour to documenta 14 in Kassel and Athens. (22 participants)

London/Liverpool / Kunstverein Konstanz:
15 - 20 October 2014
Guided tour to Frieze, Liverpool Biennale and other institutions of contemporary art. (23 participants)

Barcelona / Kunstverein Konstanz:
12 - 18 October 2013
Guided tour through various museums. (26 participants)

55. Biennale di Venezia, Venedig / Kunstverein Konstanz:
22 - 23 June 2013
All the World's Futures
Guided tour to the various exhibitions of the Biennale. (27 participants)

Istanbul / Kunstverein Konstanz:
31. August - 3. September 2012
Guided visits to various institutions of contemporary art. (32 participants)
Istanbul

dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel / Kunstverein Konstanz:
21 - 24 June 2012
"The dance was very frenetic, ..."
Guided visit of dOCUMENTA (13). (12 participants)
Documenta

54. Biennale di Venezia, Venedig / Kunstverein Konstanz:
16 - 19 June 2011
ILLUMInations
Guided visit of the various Biennale exhibitions, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and the collections Pinault. (25 participants)
Venedig

6. Berlin Biennale, Berlin / International Curators Forum:
9 - 12 June 2010
Do you believe in Reality
Studio visits and talks for a group of young, international curators by Haegue Yang, Nasan Tur, Libia Castro & Olafur Olafsson, Thomas Kilpper, Ming Wong, Omer Fast, Clemens von Wedemeyer, Mayaan Amir & Ruti Sela. (15 participants)
Details »

Art Forum Berlin, Collectors' Programme:
30 October - 2 November 2008
Desire
Exclusives visiting programme for invited collectors during Art Forum Berlin. (100 participants)

Documenta12, Kassel / Kunstverein Konstanz:
1 - 3 September 2007
Is modernity our antiquity? What is bare life? What is to be done?
Guided visit of Documenta12. (25 participants)

52. Biennale di Venezia, Venedig; Documenta12, Kassel; Skulptur Projekte Münster 07 / International Curators Forum:
7 - 17 June 2007
Pan-European Encounters
A symposion and a series of concentrated, themed visits for international and diverse curators, critics and researchers along the 'Grand Tour' of contemporary art. (100 participants)
Details »

 


CONTACT





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Dr. Axel Lapp
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87700 Memmingen.

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