20 Years of Presence: The Big Anniversary Exhibition at MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst


FRANKFURT.- Twenty years after its opening in June 1991, the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt am Main is among the world’s most prominent museums of contemporary art. In its young history, the MMK has assembled a unique collection meanwhile comprising more than 4,500 works of international art dating from the 1960s to the present. With the exhibition “MMK 1991–2011: 20 Years of Presence” (19 Jun – 9 Oct 2011), the museum is celebrating its anniversary in several locations at once: in the MMK building, in the annexed MMK Zollamt, and at the MainTor-Areal – a former office building on the bank of the River Main in Frankfurt. By thus multiplying its exhibition space, the MMK is – for the first time in its history – in a position to feature more than 150 artists in an extensive presentation of some 1,000 works. “The largest exhibition in the history of the MMK is an impres