The Wall in Our Heads – Goethe-Institut Washington
October 25–December 15, 2014

The Wall in Our Heads: American Artists and the Berlin Wall commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the dismantling of the Berlin Wall and reflects on this legacy of division in American culture. The exhibition sheds light on critical American artistic perspectives on the Wall from 1961 through the present, foregrounding artworks that confront social boundaries in the United States as well as the complex historical crossroads of Berlin.

Featured Artists

Lindy Annis
Alexandra Avakian
Jonathan Borofsky
Chuck D
Frank Hallam Day
Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0/b.a.n.g. lab
Ron English
Allen Frame
Leonard Freed
Nan Goldin
Keith Haring
Oliver Harrington
Carol Highsmith
James Huckenpahler
Allan Kaprow
Farrah Karapetian
Nilay Lawson
Oliver Miller
Adrian Piper
Stephanie Syjuco
Shinkichi Tajiri
Bill Van Parys and Reyes Melendez
Lawrence Weiner

Curated by Paul M. Farber, Haverford College

With generous support from the following institutions:

Adrian Piper Research Archive Foundation
Getty Research Institute
Haverford College Center for Peace and Global Citizenship
Keith Haring Foundation
Library of Congress
Magnum Photos
National Gallery of Art
Provisions Library
The Wende Museum

Assistant Curator: William Roy Hodgson
Production: Nilay Lawson
Prints: Furthermore
Web Design: Caleb Eckert
Installation Images: Michael Schiffer
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