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Information about current exhibitions/projects/scholarships/awards of the artists of the EPO collection:

For the first time, students and graduates of Munich's Academy of Fine Arts were invited to realise temporary interventions at the EPO Boards of Appeal in Haar.

Rolf Lieberknecht and curator Kristine Schönert talk about the successful reconstruction of "Kinetic Light Refractions" (commissioned in 1979/ again signed in 2019) in this video

A work on loan from the EPO's art collection was featured in an exhibition at the Center for Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, Germany from 9 February to 26 March 2019. The exhibition - a large retrospective of the German artist Dieter Jung - presented Jung's holokinetic mobile from the Office's collection prominently in the foyer of the ZKM. 

EPO’s art collection honoured with Corporate Art Award 

The winner of the competition on art in architecture, organised by the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, is Roland Fuhrmann, European Patent Office Berlin, canteen.

Juan Uslé  is the 13th winner of the Drawing Prize of the Fondation Daniel et Florence Guerlain for Contemporary Art  

Rui Chafes: Acquisition of the sculpture "Slow dream" for the modern sculpture path in Bamberg, DE

Thomas Ruff: "Thomas Ruff" (9 May to 16 August 2020), Kunstsammlung NRW, K21, Ständehausstraße 1, 40217 Düsseldorf, DE

Tomás Saraceno and Jeppe Hein were represented at the central International Art Exhibition at the 58th Biennale in Venice (11 May to 24 November 2019). Entitled "May You Live In Interesting Times", the exhibition was curated by Ralph Rugoff.

Liam Gillick: Permanent installation "Folded Extracted Personified" in the park of the Museum of Islamic Art, MIA Park, Doha, QA

Alicja Kwade is the winner of the "B.Z." cultural prize 2019

Esther Stocker: Permanent installation on the facade of Otterndorf Museum of Non‑Representational Art (Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst), Marktstrasse 10, Otterndorf, DE

Rui Chafes: "Despedida", commission for Portuguese energy company EDP atop a rock face in Foz Tua, PT

Jan van der Ploeg: wall painting installation for the Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn, DE

Gerwald Rockenschaub: Permanent ceiling installation in Schloss Hofen, Hofer Str. 26, Lochau, AT

Brigitte Kowanz: "Lost in Thought", permanent installation in the Church of St John (Johanneskirche), Domberg 36, Freising, DE

Brigitte Kowanz: "M/Light 2017", permanent installation in the foyer of the Palais Herberstein, Universalmuseum Joanneum, Sackstrasse 16, Graz, AT

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