Vivian Greven

Vivian Greven (*1985 in Bonn, lives in Düsseldorf) is a highly-regarded young German artist. In the past years, her suggestive pictures have been shown in numerous exhibitions both at home and abroad. In this exhibition – her first Swiss solo exhibition – the artist offers an intense insight into her current work in the Museum Langmatt.

Vivian Greven draws her figures from antiquity and the Renaissance. Affection and injury, romanticism and cool distance are the diametrically opposed poles within her artworks. The figures appear to shine from the inside, as if they are inhabited by a mysterious and sometimes almost religious energy. Her pictures possess an incomparable, positively auratic radiance, and, at the same time, an extraordinary timelessness. Vivian Greven impressively demonstrates just how touching and existential painting can be in the present day.


Main photo: Exhibition viewVivian Greven



Saturday, 29th May 2021, 11–17 hrs
Opening Day (togehter with Not Vital)

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 18.30–19.30 hrs
Conversation with Vivian Greven and Markus Stegmann, Director Museum Langmatt

Wednesday, 14. July 2021, 12.15–13.15 hrs
Guided tour through the exhibition with Daniela Minneboo, Assistant Curator

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Opening times and tickets

Tues.–Fri.14.00–17.00 hrs
Sat. / Sun.11.00–17.00 hrs
Young people under 18:free admission
Standard price of admission:CHF 12
Reduced price of admission:CHF 10
Standard price for event attendance:CHF 15
Reduced price for event attendance:CHF 12