The Unknown Political Prisoner

An International Sculpture Competition in the Cold War Era

October 30, 2020 – February 21, 2021

The competition for the Monument to the Unknown Political Prisoner was probably the most important art competition of the post-war period. More than 3,000 artists from all over the world participated, including sculptors and architects such as Max Bill, Alexander Calder, Naum Gabo, Barbara Hepworth, Bernhard Heiliger and Anne Kahane.

Supported by Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin



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Kunsthaus Dahlem news

Installation: October 19, 2020 to October 29, 2020

Please not that due to the installation of our forthcoming show “The Unknown Political Prisoner” the Kunsthaus Dahlem will be closed October 19 to October 29, 2020.