Haus Am Waldsee, Ort Internationaler Gegenwartskunst
Since 1946 Haus am Waldsee has been among the leading exhibition spaces for contemporary art in Germany.
Built as a private house in 1922â€“23 it is set in a beautiful park that leads down to the Waldsee lake. It was here that artists, ostracised and banned under the Nazis, were once again or even for the first time presented to an audience in Germany immediately after the war: Beginning with Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Pablo Picasso, Oskar Schlemmer, Henry Moore, Max Ernst, Juan MirĂł, Georges Braque, Henri Laurens, and later Andy Warhol, Duane Hanson, Rebecca Horn.
From the very beginning, music, literature and theatre were also actively supported at Haus am Waldsee. Here The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra gave its first concert after 1945. And while the large Berlin theatres were awaiting restoration, the international music institute took residence in the Haus am Waldsee. "Serenade concerts" became tradition here, and there were regular readings by authors as well as lectures by some of the most well known post war art historians.
Today, the programme of Haus am Waldsee focuses on internati...
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