- The End of the 20th Century. The Best Is Yet to...
- September 14, 2013 - March 30, 2014
The 20th century, in whose shadow we still live today, is widely considered the first to be more about the future than the past. For while both scientific forecasting and the notion of progress originated back in the European Enlightenment, it was the prodigious breakthroughs and milestones of the 20th century, the global cataclysms and vicissitudes from the First World War onwards that brought the future to the forefront of politics, science, the arts and everyday life.
Curated by Eugen Blume and Catherine Nichols
Joseph Beuys, DAS ENDE DES 20. JAHRHUNDERTS, 1982/1983, © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Sammlung Marx (Eigentum des Landes Berlin)/ Foto: cyan
- Anselm Kiefer