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

Trench Studio

Max Beckmann, Hans Alexander Müller and Alfred Frank sketch the First World War

4. September to 9. November 2014

Two students of the Leipzig at Academy, Hans Alexander Müller and Alfred Frank, are featured for the first time in an exhibition together with Max Beckmann. Their biographical similarities are based on a previously unknown fact: in their art, Beckmann, Müller and Frank documented the events of the First World War at almost the exact time and practically in the same place, 1915 along the Flanders front near Ypres. The exhibition contrasts their sketches from the trenches with aerial views and war photographs from the region around Ypres. … read more