“I never display unframed pictures in exhibitions … if I do something, I do it as properly and as well as possible, otherwise I would rather not do it at all,” wrote … ... More

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Village Corner, 1910, Brücke-Museum, Karl und Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Stiftung © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

Dialogical exhibition tour in English with Renen Itzhaki Choreographer, Berlin Renen Itzhaki is a choreographer in Berlin’s independent dance scene and an artist in the crossing fields of performance art, installation, playwriting … ... More

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Houses at Night, detail, 1912, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

Until summer 2020, the Albertinum offers the unique opportunity to experience the Dresden collection in dialogue with major works from the Brücke Museum – including Max Pechstein’s The Yellow and Black Jersey.

The presentation was made possible by the generous support of the Franz Dieter und Michaela Kaldewei Stiftung. … More

Max Pechstein, The Yellow and Black Jersey, 1910, permanent loan from a private collection © Max Pechstein Urheberrechtsgesellschaft, Hamburg/Tökendorf

“My dear Mr. Düttmann, now that the furore of the opening has died down, I would like to waste no time in thanking you most sincerely once again. Your building for Brücke-Museum is a creation one can’t help but praise … The building has good proportions and correct dimensions throughout … and the landscape has been incorporated in a way that is nothing short of exhilarating. It will no doubt bring cheer to each and every visitor while they are here … Yours always, KSR” … More

Outside view of Brücke-Museum, September 1967, photo: Reinhard Friedrich, Academy of Arts, Berlin, Werner Düttmann Archive, No. 33 F.33/8

Provenance Research

German Lost Art Foundation supports a project again at Brücke-Museum

We are glad that Nadine Bauer will be doing research for another year at Brücke-Museum. In one of 25 supported projects, she will examine the provenance of drawings, watercolours and pastels acquired primarily from the collections of the Frankfurt merchant and art historian Karlheinz Gabler and the industrialist and director of the Wuppertal Art and Museum Association Ferdinand Ziersch as part of a systematic inventory check.