Wear Me Out: the Middelheim Museum Presents the Art of Austrian Artist Erwin Wurm


ANTWERP.- From 29 May to 25 September 2011, the Middelheim Museum is a playground for contemporary artist Erwin Wurm. The Austrian artist placed 20 works among the pieces of the permanent collection. He is creating two new pieces for the Braem Pavilion, which combine to create a single installation piece. The WEAR ME OUT exhibition is a true voyage of discovery through the open-air museum, along which the visitor can wonder at Wurm’s expressive art, while at the same time becoming a part of it. Erwin Wurm has invited Antwerp fashion designer, Walter Van Beirendonck, to collaborate for the occasion. This summer, the Middelheim Museum is a playground for the Austrian contemporary artist Erwin Wurm (b. 1954, lives and works in Vienna and Limberg, Austria). From 29 May to 25 September, a selection of 20 pieces, some on loan from international collections and others new, will guide the visitor through the sculpture par