Museum Ludwig Acquires Set of Editions Made by Scottish Artist Lucy McKenzie


COLOGNE.- Museum Ludwig has purchased a complete set of the editions made by Scottish artist Lucy McKenzie (*1977) and is showing them in the eleventh exhibition in its series “Graphic Collection / Museum Ludwig“. To mark this first presentation of all the works, the artist produced a special mural. The editions by this young Scottish artist could scarcely be more varied. Among the approx. 50 pieces are linocuts and silkscreen prints, along with posters for events, silk scarves, record covers she has designed and a calendar. They testify to her collaborations with other artists, her activities such as setting up a bar in War-saw or establishing her own record label, “Decemberism“. For her designs McKenzie often draws on the artists she admires from the 1920s and 1930s and from the 1950s, such as Käthe Kollwitz or comic artist Hergé. In an