Kunsthalle, Hamburg

Glockengießerwall 13, 20095 Hamburg, Germany

Kunsthalle - this is one of the largest and most important art museums in Germany and across Europe. It was created on the initiative of local residents in 1869 on the site of the once protected the city ramparts. The museum is housed in three interconnected buildings, built in 1869, 1919 and 1997. Kunsthalle covers an area of ​​more than twenty thousand square meters and contains a collection of paintings from the Gothic era to the present day. Here are stored significant collection of artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Among them are works by Max Liebermann, Adolph Menzel, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Otto Dix and many other famous artists. In addition, the museum presents a huge number of sculptures belonging to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as graphics, watercolors, antique coins and medals from the Renaissance to the present. The exhibition includes all areas of European art. In the Spotlight - German art of the twentieth century. Here you can see stunning works Mare, Feuerbach and Bocklin. Particular attention is paid to German Romanticism of the nineteenth century, including the works of Friedrich and Runge. One of the most important exhibits of the museum is the altarpiece, painted the first artist in Hamburg and a leading German painter of the fourteenth century master Bertram. The painting was done in 1337 for the church of St. Peter. Panels depict biblical scenes 24 character telling the story of humanity. The most interesting panel tells of the creation of animals. It depicts the figure of primitive man resembling Christ, surrounded by animals.

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