When the earth becomes the totality of global networks, every nation starts questioning what makes their culture sui generis. Although many German artists emigrated to Paris in the 1950s and to New York in the 1960s, artists from other nations embraced Germany as their living and working habitat. These artists boldly depicted their brand new visual pursuits, and today this visuality is perceived as a natural part of their new local environment. Artists immigrating to Germany contributed to the emergence and evolution of the artistic creativity in Germany just as much as the German artists.
The exhibition Artspace Germany brings together the artists whose work owes much to the cultural and artistic life in Germany, and it proudly welcomes visitors as the first exhibition organized within the framework of international cultural policies in Europe.
Presenting works by Armando, Candice Breitz, Tony Cragg, Marianne Eigenheer, Ayşe Erkmen, Christine Hill, Magdalena Jetelová, Per Kirkeby, Joseph Kosuth, Marie-Jo Lafontaine, Nam June Paik, Giuseppe Spagnulo and herman de vries, the exhibition strongly underlines the cultural unity within the artistic multiplicity. Not only does the exhibition brings together