When it comes to art museums in post-Soviet Eastern Europe, ownership is an especially loaded issue that continues to bring out new skeletons from its closeted past. Ludwig’s gigantic art collection, consisting of some 50,000 artworks, came into being because of his goal of inscribing himself into the future of art history.
Holds a PhD from the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam. She just completed her thesis “Speaking Absence: Art Museums, Representation and Knowledge Creation”. Art and ownership is one of her crucial points of interrogation.