A Retrospective in the Alte Pinakothek on Arnulf Rainer’s 80th Birthday

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MUNICH.- Following the exhibition of sculptures by Cy Twombly in 2006, the Pinakothek der Moderne will pay homage to another contemporary artist with an exhibition in the Alte Pinakothek: Arnulf Rainer. On the occasion of the Austrian painter’s 80th birthday, a concise exhibition will focus on central work groups, several of which have never before been presented. These include a series of paintings that were expressly created after paintings in the Alte Pinakothek, and which thereby quintessentially take up Rainer’s core theme, the dialogue with art. The creative output of Arnulf Rainer, one of today’s most important contemporary artists, is a main pillar of the Pinakothek der Moderne collection. Since the museum’s opening in 2002, examples of his paintings have continuously been presented in various artist spaces where they become part of a stimulating visual discourse with works by Georg