The exhibition The Assault of the Present on the Rest of Time. Artistic Testimonies of War and Repression presents historical and contemporary positions that address state violence and opression. The focus is on the aspect of testimony. Works from the 1930s and 1940s by Maria Luiko, Johanna Schütz-Wolff, and Felix …

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Römisches Stilleben, 1930, oil on canvas, Brücke-Museum, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2023

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The Brücke-Museum is looking for two new Trainee assistant curators

One position to be filled from January 2024, the other from 1 July 2024

Application deadline: 19 December 2023

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In 1964, the artist Karl Schmidt-Rottluff initiated the establishment of a museum in his city of residence Berlin to honour the artists’ group Brücke. With a donation to the State of Berlin, he laid the foundation for its collection. Just three years later, on 15 September 1967, Brücke-Museum opened in a new building designed by Werner Düttmann in Berlin’s Dahlem district. … More

Installation view of the first collection display, 1967, photo: Ingeborg Lommatzsch © Ingeborg Lommatzsch

“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