Opening in September 2022, DAS MINSK Kunsthaus in Potsdam is the latest project of the Hasso Plattner Foundation. The exhibition "Wolfgang Mattheuer: Der Nachbar, der will fliegen" (Wolfgang Mattheuer: The neighbor who wants to fly) is dedicated to the theme of landscape, a subject that plays a central role within the collection, from Impressionism to the present.
Again and again Wolfgang Mattheuer (*1927 in Reichenbach/Vogtland; † 2004) painted his immediate surroundings and his own garden. Sometimes his landscape painting seemingly springs from visible reality, sometimes it contains mythological elements. The exhibition shows works from 1960 to 2000. The exhibition and accompanying publication reflect the wide and the fenced nature as well as city and industry in the field of tension between preservation and renewal.