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Worldviews - Landscape in Art since the 15th century

Like no other medium the artistic representation of landscapes qualifies to reflect the individual’s role in the world and the views of the individual to its respective environment: landscape view is always worldview.
Therefore, works of landscape art are not to be understood as mere images of an actual landscape. Rather they combine collective and individual perspectives and reveal social model ideas as well as private feelings or aspirations.


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Weltsichten - Ständige Sammlung im Museum unter Tage

Landschaftsdarstellungen seit dem 16. Jahrhundert bis in die Gegenwart.
Ab Oktober 2016 in neuer Hängung.





Situation Kunst (Für Max Imdahl)

Environments und Raumensembles der Gegenwartskunst

sowie Sammlungen asiatischer und afrikanischer Kultobjekte.





Opening Hours

Wed - Fri, 2 - 6 pm
Sat + Sun, 12 - 6 pm

(Christmas Eve and New Years Eve closed)

Guided Tours by Appointment



Ruhr University of Bochum

Situation Kunst is associated with the art collection of the Ruhr University of Bochum