In this exhibition the Hamburger Bahnhof is just presenting a choice of the 268 works which have been donated by Friedrich Christian Flick to the Nationalgalerie in 2008 and 2014. Starting in the main historical hall of the Hamburger Bahnhof with the installations "5050 Stacked Paintings", 1998 by Richard Jackson and "Saloon Theater", 1995-1999 by Paul McCarthy, the whole space of the Rieckhallen is showing installations by Thomas Schütte, Jason Rhoades, Dieter Roth or Bruce Nauman as well as works by Georg Baselitz, Martin Kippenberger, Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nam June Paik, Franz West or videos by Marcel Broodthaers, Nathalie Djurberg or David Claerbout.
In the occasion of his 70th birthday, Friedrich Christian Flick in January 2015 has donated 102 works of contemporary art to the Nationalgalerie for display at its Hamburger Bahnhof site. It is already the second donation, in 2008 Friedrich Christian Flick donated already 166 works to the museum.
Additional to the initial donation, the Hamburger Bahnhof has again received significant works by artists such as Absalon, David Claerbout, Brian O´Doherty, Paul McCarthy, Cindy Sherman or Franz West.
The donataion will be officially presented in autums 2015 in a major show at the Hamburger Bahnhof.