Hyper Real – Art in the US around 1970, Ludwig Forum Aachen

The life around 1970

For the 20th anniversary of the Ludwig Forum for international art the “Hyper Real” exhibition took place. All shown pieces were from the realism phase in the US. A cube was the center of the exhibition. Its focus was the life around 1970 in the US. The visitor  should get a feeling for the life back than. There were movies, music and magazines from that time. At the four entrance walls were big infographics about the topic vietnam war, consumption, elections and energy production. For each data set a special program was made to generate the infographics, the programming language is processing.


Ludwig Forum Aachen


Ludwig Forum, Aachen