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Harald Falckenberg

The Making of a Collector

Falckenberg
When

Thursday, February 14, 2013
5:10 pm

Where

In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Penny Stamps Speaker Series
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Harald Falckenberg is one of the world’s most admired contemporary art collectors. Known for his ability to stay ahead of the art market, he was among the first collectors to acquire works by major figures like Martin Kippenberger, Richard Prince and Jonathan Meese. His collection comprises over 2000 works, shown in a 65,000 sq. ft. former factory building in Hamburg. ARTnews chose Falckenberg as one of the world´s top 200 collectors. He has received the Art Cologne Prize and the Montblanc de la Culture Patronage Award, published numerous books on art and teaches art theory at Hamburg’s Academy of Fine Arts. 

With support from the University of Michigan Museum of Art, the Byrd Hoffman Watermill Foundation, and the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.

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