Hall 11.3, stand B 56


CHANGING VALUES In cooperation with Monopol

Forgeries and fraud, corruption and secondary business, harassment and discrimination: scandals in the art business are accumulating. Between codex and consensus, between seduction and crime: which system of values is the art business following today – and who is watching over it?

  • 2:00 p.m. - What may curators do? Old codes and new ethics

    Talk guests: Yilmaz Dziewior, Museum Ludwig, Gregor Jansen, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Stefanie Kreuzer, Museum Morsbroich

    Host: Elke Buhr, Monopol

  • 3:00 p.m. - Best Practise – models for action in the art business

    Talk guests: Daniela Berglehn, innogy Stiftung für Energie und Gesellschaft, Bettina Böhm, Outset. Germany_Switzerland, Lutz Casper, LBBW-Sammlung, Patricia Kamp, Museum Frieder Burda I Salon Berlin

    Host: Daniel Völzke, Monopol

  • 4:00 p.m. - Scandals – and nothing more? Reactions and perspectives

    Talk guests: Markus Eisenbeis, Van Ham art auctions, Lilian Haberer, KHM Köln, Georg Imdahl, Kunstakademie Münster, FAZ, Marcel Odenbach, artist, Tobias Timm, Die Zeit art critic

    Host: Elke Buhr, Monopol


What form are alliances between art, culture and the economy taking today? How much does one need the other? How can art in companies successfully promote creativity?

How can it internally promote teamwork and externally contribute to clear positioning? How and with which methods and objectives can art collections be established in companies? The talks examine these and other issues.

  • 2:00 p.m. - Economy meets art. Why art does companies good

    Talk guests: Antje Hundhausen, Deutsche Telekom, Hermann J Kassel, artist, Ulrike Lehmann, consultant and author, Christian von Göler, BEST GRUPPE

    Host: Susanne Schreiber, Handelsblatt

  • 3:00 p.m. - Long live the art! 65 years ars viva. Artists and sponsors in a discussion

    Talk guests: David Zink Yi, winner of the 2004/05 ars viva prize, Katharina Sieverding, ars viva-Preisträgerin 1979, Ulrich Sauerwein, Chairman for Visual Arts, Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V. (Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the Federation of German Industries e.V.), Franziska Rieger, Visual Arts programme, Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V. (Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the Federation of German Industries e.V.)

    Host: Elke Buhr, Monopol

    In addition, the winners of the 2018/19 ars viva prize will be announced at the event.

  • 4:00 p.m. - In the service of art. Damage cases and their restoration

    With Dorothee Hamm-Neumann and guests

    Organizer: AXA ART Versicherung AG

  • 5:00 p.m. - What is the cost of freedom in art? Art is freedom. Art needs freedom.
    But how can art develop freely in times of increasingly fierce competition in the art market, when large galleries are becoming ever larger and more powerful, and the continued existence of small and medium-sized galleries is increasingly under pressure?

    Organizer: FinArts GmbH

  • 2:00 p.m. - ART AWARD FOR NEW POSITIONS sponsored by Deutsche Telekom

  • 3:00 p.m. - ADKV: Award for art criticism and art associations

  • 4:00 p.m. - Gaffel-Glass Design Award

  • 5:00 p.m. - Where are we headed in the web? In cooperation with KUNSTFORUM International
    Democratisation through digital production and mediation technologies versus dependencies upon them. The overabundance of art evaluation and PR commerce cries out for the art of fine judgment. Digital forms of representation of art and its mediation require new art criticism – but also a new public.

    Talk guests: Barbara Hess, Texte zur Kunst, "Critical Rhineland" initiative, Heinz-Norbert Jocks, KUNSTFORUM International, Johanna Reich, artist, Kolja Reichert

    Presentation: Uta M. Reindl, KUNSTFORUM International, AICA, "Critical Rhineland" initiative


In four stages through more recent art history – starting with the founding of the Bauhaus by Walter Gropius 100 years ago, through the seductive art of the 1968 generation, the "wild 90s" in Cologne and elsewhere to the future of images in the age of digitalisation. Illuminated here is the historical context, the various assessments and analyses and the perspectives of the various high-quality experts.

  • 2:00 p.m. - 100 years ago: the Bauhaus is founded

    Talk guests: Annemarie Jaeggi, Bauhaus-Archiv e.V., Marion von Osten, bauhaus imaginista, Katia Baudin, Kunstmuseen Krefeld

    Host: Stefan Koldehoff, Deutschlandfunk

  • 3:00 p.m. - 50 years ago: art, culture and politics under the banner of the 1968 generation

    Talk guests: Andreas Beitin, Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Alice Schwarzer, publisher and editor of EMMA (political magazine)

    Host: Noemi Smolik, art critic, incl. frieze

  • 4:00 p.m. - 25 years ago: the "wild" 90s in Cologne

    Talk guests: Christian Nagel, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Caroline Nathusius, photographer, publicist and exhibition organiser, Sabine Oelze, journalist, Oral Art History Archiv Rhineland

    Host: Günter Herzog, ZADIK – Zentralarchiv für deutsche und internationale Kunstmarktforschung e.V.
  • 5:00 p.m. - Today: the power of images. On the future of photography (in English)

    Talk guests: Martin Germann, SMAK Gent, Julia Höner, KAI 10 | Arthena Foundation, Ola Kolehmainen, photographer, Berlin

    Host: Heide Häusler, Photoszene Köln