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Exhibition extension

The popular exhibition How to Brücke-Museum. A Look behind the Scenes is extended by two weeks and will now run until February 12, 2023.

What is a museum? What are its tasks and how does it work? The exhibition celebrates the 55th anniversary of the Brücke-Museum, which opened on 15 September 1967, and aims to provide a glimpse behind the scenes of museum operations. Many major works from the collection by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Karl …

Otto Mueller, Reclining Nude in the Dunes, ca. 1923, distemper on hessian, Brücke-Museum

On June 7, 1905, four young architecture students founded the artists’ group Brücke in Dresden. Erich Heckel, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, and - the less well-known today - Fritz Bleyl wanted nothing less than to rewrite art history.  Their drive for change contrasts with a time marked by the conservative attitude …

Fritz Bleyl, The Pelican, 1904, colour woodcut in black and yellow, Brücke-Museum © Bleyl, Berlin/Solingen

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