Heart, allure & feeling

13. July to 19. October 2014

Celebrations to mark the 250th anniversary of the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig will feature representative work by graduates over the last 20 years, focusing on the artistic genres of installation, photography, film and conceptual art, which in addition to painting and illustration have defined teaching at the Academy for many years. … read more

Art. School. Leipzig

Painting and illustration from 1947

13. July to 19. October 2014

Marking the 250th anniversary of the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, the Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig presents a selection of paintings and illustrations from its own collection, created by artists who have taught at the Academy since 1947. The focus of the selection is on the artistic community between teachers and students who themselves frequently become teachers. … read more

Max Klinger: The Print Sequence

Opus IX: Dramas

6. August to 7. December 2014

The socially critical realism found in the 10-part cycle in Opus IX, published 1883, apportions it a special role in Max Klinger's work. In it he portrays individual fates as a mirror of social circumstances, revealing a cultural view that is distinctly pessimistic. . … read more

Turning the inside out. Sculpture in Schaulager

26. March to 24. August 2014

The traditional mainstays of museum work cover collecting, communicating, researching, exhibiting and conserving. But visitors rarely have the opportunity to gain insight into the work involved in conservation. The Leipzig Museum of Fine Art has a broadly diverse collection of sculptures from various epochs and artists in addition to its paintings, graphics and illustrations. The lion’s share of these sculptures are located in the stack room where they can be the kept safely under ideal climactic conditions. This exhibition, held in the cabinet rooms and designed in stack room-style, provides a tangible experience of how sculptures are ordered and stored. Irrespective of their dating or the style of art, late Gothic Madonnas … read more