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Arts in Munich: selection of exhibition houses that you should visit

      The world-famous "Blue Horse" by Franz Marc can be admired in Munich's Lenbachhaus.
                                                               Foto: Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus

                                                                                                  Neue Pinakothek

                                                                                                     Foto: Neue Pinakothek
                                                                                                     Outstanding works of European art and sculpture from the
      M         unich is home to some of Europe's most important art museums: here we present a   late  18th  to  the  beginning  of  the  20th  century  are  in  the
                selection of exhibition houses that you should visit on a trip to Munich.
                                                                                                  spotlight of the Neue Pinakothek. One focus is on the German
                                                                                                  art of the 19th century - this collection, which goes back to the
                                                                                                  private collection of King Ludwig I, is one of the most com-
                                                                                                  prehensive  of  all.  For  construction  reasons,  the  Neue  Pina-
      Pinakothek der Moderne                                                                      kothek has been closed since Jan. 1, 2019, until probably 2025.

                                                                    Museum Brandhorst

                                                                      With the Museum Brandhorst, the Kunstare-
                                                                    al  museum  complex  has  gained  a  significant
                                                                    new addition. In conjunction with the collection
                                                                    of the Pinakothek der Moderne, the multifacet-
                                                                    ed profile of modern and contemporary art has
                                                                    been expanded in an impressive manner.

                                                                                                                     Foto: © Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und
         The biggest museum for modern art in Germany is being                                                   Kunstbau München, Foto: Florian Holzherr
      constructed  in  the  immediate  vicinity  of  the  Alte  and  Neu                                            The  Lenbachhaus  presents  Munich  art  of
      Pinakothek: the Pinakothek der Moderne. In this building on                                                the 19th century, the Blue Rider and the New
      around 15,000 m², four outstanding collections will offer an                                               Objectivity, as well as international contempo-
      extensive  overview  of  fine  applied  arts  of  the  20th  century                                       rary art. Many world-famous originals such as
      right up to the present.                                                                                   "The  Blue  Horse"  by  Franz  Marc  or  "The
                                                                                                                 Turkish Café" by August Macke can be seen
      Alte Pinakothek
                                                                    Villa Stuck
                                                                      Villa Stuck in München Bogenhausen, Foto: Katy
                                                                      The Villa Stuck is one of the most impor-
                                                                    tant existing artists' houses in Europe. Franz
                                                                    von Stuck designed it at the end of the 19th
                                                                    century  as  a  Gesamtkunstwerk.  The  Villa
                                                                    Stuck Museum presents changing exhibitions
                                                                    in its rooms, which fit in with the ornate décor
                                                                    of the house.

                                                                                                                 Haus der Kunst

                                                                                                                    Foto: Jens Weber, München
                                                                                                                    Current topics such as postcolonialism and
                                                                                                                 feminism  are  highlighted  in  the  Haus  der
                                                                                                                 Kunst  through  changing  exhibitions.  Given
         Die Fassade der alten Pinakothek, Foto: Shutterstock                                                    the  eventful  history  of  the  historic  building
                                                                                                                 itself,  you  will  experience  a  unique  tension
         The Alte Pinakothek is one of the oldest and most impor-                                                between history and the present.
      tant  galleries  in  the  world.  More  than  800  masterpieces  by
      European artists bring to life the development of art from the
      Middle Ages to the end of the Rococo period. Venetian art is  Artothek
      represented by its master painter Titian, as is Dutch baroque
                                                                      Foto: Artothek München
      art by Frans Hals.
                                                                      Artothek is a forum that brings high art to
                                                                    the homes of those interested: the collection
                                                                    consists  of  more  than  1,500  paintings  and
                                                                    sculptures, which can all be rented for a very
                                                                    moderate monthly fee.
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