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The special quality of the Bonner Kunstverein is characterized by the combination of promotion of local and regional scene, and the role of a pioneer in the international context. To fulfill this role and can continue to remain as a place of vision and dialogue in the coming years sound, the rooms of the Art Association had a long overdue clean-up are subjected.
1985/86, the architects Haus Rucker & Co (now Ortner architecture) the complex of the former Floral Hall into the current art club. On the recommendation of the former designer of the Bonner Kunstverein in the past year, the young team of architects baukunst rheinflügel, Dusseldorf, charged with planning the repair. The rheinflügel architect Karsten Weber and Marie-Céline shepherds were already several active in the reorganization of spaces for art (including for the Kunstverein in Dusseldorf, the Kunsthalle in Dusseldorf (2002) and the Museum Folkwang in Essen (2004).
In the spring of 2004, the Bonn Art Society has successfully organized a charity auction to benefit the renovation. Over 60 internationally known artists have donated work, and the auction house Christie's conducted the auction volunteers. This 100,000 EUR came as the first financial foundation together.
During the renovation, it was mainly the removal of many age-related wear. In addition to the renovation to optimize the available space has been realized. The first is to ensure better management of existing spaces for the benefit of the artistic and curatorial work. Second, there is more visitors friendly.
After twenty years of playing time the walls were worn by the changing exhibitions. The flexible walls were not nearly as flexible as it once was. The amount of work and thus the cost of issuing bodies were therefore disproportionate.
Realized, an easily changeable, yet cost-friendly, practical architecture exhibition, which also takes into account existing realities (exhibitions of young art, limited budget). The structure now realized facilitate artistic and curatorial practice in the Bonner Kunstverein: The exhibition hall has an internal (cube) was obtained. This breaks down the hall into a smaller and a larger room. In addition to changes in the future some flexible elements are used, the space can also vary. The Hall character remains.
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