Please note: Due to exhibition changeover, the Brücke-Museum will be closed until 17 December 2021.

The Brücke artists lived and worked during a period when Imperial Germany was one of the largest colonial powers in Europe. The exhibition Whose Expression? The Brücke Artists and ColonialismMore

Emil Nolde, Meerbucht (Sea Bay), 1914, Nolde Stiftung Seebüll © Nolde Stiftung Seebüll

Soft Opening of the exhibitions Whose Expression? The Brücke Artists and Colonialism at Brücke-Museum and Transition Exhibition.Confronting the Colonial Legacy of the Collection of Karl Schmidt-Rottluff at Kunsthaus Dahlem Please note: Due to … More

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Still Life with Flowers and Sculptures, 1912, Groninger Museum,  acquired with assistance from the Kammingafonds, photo: Marten de Leeuw

The first Works from Karl Schmidt-Rottluff’s Collection of Objects and Sculptures from Colonial Contexts are online.
Since January 2021, the Brücke-Museum has been working on the critical reappraisal and digitisation of this collection. The necessary expertise is being developed together with experts from the regions of origin and decolonial actors.
The first digital copies and information on the works can now be viewed and downloaded via Wiki Commons.

The pilot project is funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe and supported by digiS Berlin as project partner.

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Creator not documented, Pipe Bowl, Cameroon Grassfields, 19th–20th century, clay, 6,5 x 3,46 x 3,31 inch, Brücke-Museum, Karl und Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Stiftung, photo: Nick Ash

The Brücke-Museum houses the collection of the estate of Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Part of it is a body of works from more than one hundred cultural works from over 20 regions … More

muSa Michelle Mattiuzzi, Abolition Garden, Villa Romana, Florence, Italy, 2021 © Studio Musa Michelle Mattiuzzi

The landscape architects of atelier le balto revitalise the garden of the Brücke Museum. Situated alongside the Grunewald, the museum is set on a spacious forest area. The work of atelier le balto is characterised by an ecologically sustainable and artistic approach. They create aesthetic places of encounter and exchange in nature. … More

Sketch © atelier le balto