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Max Klinger. Opus VIII

A Life

2. April to 3. August 2014

In Opus VIII "A Life", completed between 1880 and 1884, Klinger once more turns to the historically traditional path of female suffering. Whereas he used the Bible as a ‘literary template’ in ‘Eve and the Future’, in ‘A Life’ he traces the universal situation of the female sex on the basis of one single fate and assisted by allegories resulting from his own fatalistic worldview. In this, Klinger is one of the first German artists to approach … read more

Max Klinger. Opus VII

Four Landscapes

27. November to 30. March 2014

Featuring merely four landscape representations Opus VII is the shortest of Max Klinger's print cycles. It was created in 1883 when Klinger, aged 26 and living in Berlin, delved deep into the French impressionistic style. The suffused pathos in the romantic perceptions of landscape is dismantled and what is apparently mundane steps to the foreground of the images. The four sheets hence show industrial landscapes … read more

"Everything strives towards landscapes..."

Landscape paintings of the 19th century in the collection

9. March to 22. June 2014

“Everything strives towards landscape...” presents a central topic of 19th century art, featuring works from the museum’s own collection. Visitors can expect to see rarely-shown examples from the painting stack-room and true gems from the collection of prints and drawings, including masters of landscape painting such as Caspar David Friedrich, Carl Gustav Carus, Johann Christian Reinhart and Friedrich Preller the Elder. Besides idealised southern landscapes composed from fragments that demonstrate a longing for Italy and antiquity, the 19th century featured the emergence of landscape painting that consciously departed … read more

Beauty and the Beast. Mel Ramos and Richard Müller Special Guest Wolfgang Joop

13. October to 26. January 2014

At first glance, a meeting between the artists Richard Müller (1874 Tschirnitz – 1954 Dresden) and Mel Ramos (*1935 Sacramento, California) is unusual. While Ramos holds a most autonomous position within 20th century pop art, Müller represents a rediscovery for a broad audience. Müller, considered a pioneer of magic realism … read more

Art Prize of the Leipziger Volkszeitung 2013: Sebastian Nebe. The new morning

30. November to 16. March 2014

The Art Prize of the Leipziger Volkszeitung will be awarded for the 10th time in 2013. The prize-winner Sebastian Nebe (*1982) studied at the Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts from 2005 to 2012 and was a student in the Astrid Klein masterclasses. He now lives and works in Berlin. Sebastian Nebe's paintings spirit onlookers … read more