COLLECTION RICKE

...   3   4   5   6   7   

The collection of the former Cologne gallery owner and collector Rolf Ricke is focused on works of American Post-Minimalism and Conceptual Art. Assembled from the 1960s onwards in close cooperation with the artists, most of whom came from the New York art scene, it not only played a pioneering role in the European reception of contemporary American art; it also contains a large number of works of art-historical importance. Included are works by Richard Serra, Keith Sonnier, Gary Kuehn, and Lee Lozano as well as artists of the next generation such as Steven Parrino, Carl Ostendarp, and Thom Merrick. In 2006, the MMK acquired the collection in conjunction with the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein and the Kunstmuseum St. Gallen. In many respects, it builds on the museum’s existing collection, enriching it by adding a range of new resonances and relationships.


James Rosenquist
Pool Surface, 1969
go to work

Adrian Schiess
Fetzen, 1994
go to work

Adrian Schiess
Flache Arbeit, 1990
go to work

Adrian Schiess
Ohne Titel, 1988
go to work

Richard Serra
Ohne Titel (for documenta), 1972
go to work

Keith Sonnier
(Imix) Standing Sphinx, 1969
go to work

Keith Sonnier
BA-O-BA, 1969
go to work

Keith Sonnier
Plaster-Satin-Piece, 1968
go to work

Keith Sonnier
Red Floor Piece, 1966
go to work

Search the MMK Collection

Work Title
Work Date
Technique
Type of Acquisition
Year of Acquisition
Artist Last Name
Artist First Name
Year of Birth
Location of Birth
Country of Birth
Domicile