Arno Fischer, Evelyn Richter

29. June to 11. September 2016

During the course of the 1980s photography establishes itself as a form of artistic expression. At the Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts this development is closely linked to the appointment of Arno Fischer and Evelyn Richter. "Teaching. Arno Fischer. Evelyn Richter." in the Kunsthalle of Sparkasse Leipzig presents selected final year projects of: Tina Bara, Christiane Eisler, Margit Emmrich, Hans-Jörg Franke, Grzegorz Fudala, Frank Gaudlitz, Markus Hawlik, Reinhard Hentze, Bertram Kober, Wieland Krause, Werner Lieberknecht, Susanne Müller, Peter Oehlmann, Michael Scheffer, Maria Sewcz, Klaus-Dieter Sonntag, Uwe Walter, Marion Wenzel, Harf Zimmermann … read more


Capturing time

3. July to 3. October 2016

An exhibition of the Evelyn Richter Archive of the Ostdeutsche Sparkassenstiftung at the Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig. For the first time in a museum exhibition, the three photographers Ursula Arnold (1929-2012), Arno Fischer (1927-2011) and Evelyn Richter (*1930) are being presented together, with a representative selection of their extensive bodies of work displayed in relation to one another. Commonalities and differences become apparent, together with the respectively specific approaches. … read more

Albert von Zahn

Walking the line between art and science

8. September to 8. January 2017

Was Albert von Zahn an art historian, artist or even both? This exhibition aims to address this question in depth. Zahn, born in Leipzig in 1836, studied Painting at the Königliche Akademie der bildenden Künste in Dresden from 1854 to 1858. After graduating he did not pursue the career of an artist, turning instead to the science of art. … read more

Marion Ermer Prize 2016

3. December to 19. February 2017

The 5,000 euro Marion Ermer Prize 2016 for young artists from the new federal states goes to: Manaf Halbouni (Dresden) | Marian Luft (Leipzig) Katharina Schilling (Leipzig) | Thomas Taube (Leipzig). … read more



30. October to 22. January 2017

The Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig will proudly present the first comprehensive retrospective on the painted oeuvre of Sighard Gille (*1941 Eilenburg) in autumn 2016. It will show around seventy paintings extending from the late 1960s to the present day. The complete catalogue raisonné of his paintings will be published on the occasion of the exhibition. … read more

Nolde and the "Brücke"

12. February to 18. June 2017

Emil Nolde is one of the outstanding artists of the 20th century. The Brücke group of artists, established in Dresden in 1905 by Fritz Bleyl, Erich Heckel, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, numbers amongst the most important representatives of expressionism. This members of this group, in their early 20s, are impressed by the "colour storms" of Nolde, who is nearly a generation older. … read more