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There are many more stories to tell than are initially obvious in our exhibition rooms. The blog offers insights behind the scenes more diverse infos on the exhibitions, artists and the work at Haus der Kunst.

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    “Concealed behind this are historically notable events” – Memories from Munich's queer culture

    Entire biographies can lay behind an inconspicuous flyer, a single photo or the floor plan of a flat. As part of the "Archives in Residence" series, the HDK Archiv Galerie presents documents from Munich's queer history and culture. Three protagonists describe their memories associate with them.

    by Alexandra Reißer

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    The Artists’ Index of the Haus der Deutschen Kunst

    The artists’ index of the Haus der Deutschen Kunst (House of German Art) is one of the central and most noteworthy sources in the collection of our Historical Archive. Sabine Brantl discusses this document in her blog post, which can also be viewed digitally in the Archive Gallery.

    by Sabine Brantl

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    Wounds of Memory

    On the northern terrace of Haus der Kunst you will find the installation "Wounds of Memory", which was mounted on a column at the back of the building. A reminder of the scars of the Second World War, the end of which will be celebrated for the 75th time on 8 May.

    by Sabine Brantl