Exhibitions - Städel Museum Frankfurt

26 April to 23 September 2007
Constellations II

Constellations II offers a survey of the paintings, sculptures, installations, and works on paper from the second half of the twentieth century in the collection of the Städel Museum.

Curators: Max Hollein, Dr. Sabine Schulze, and Dr. Jutta Schütt

26 April to 19 August 2007
Wilhelm Lehmbruck: The Busts. A Return to the Städel Museum

The occasion of this exhibition is a generous loan from the Kirchner Museum in Davos: the bust Head of the Kneeling Woman of 1914 temporarily returns to the Städel Museum, having been removed from the museum in 1937, when Lehmbruck was still alive, as part of the National Socialist confiscation campaign. The exhibition built around this work, together with other works from the Städel and several other loans, directs the viewers attention to an aspect of Lehmbruck’s oeuvre that has thus far received little attention: the subtle and highly differentiated work with partial casts in various materials. The comparison of the full figures and partially casts in the work of the great German sculptor of the early twentieth century makes us aware of the influence that artistic decisions—a certain detail, a special material—can have on the perception of art.

26 April to 9 September 2007
Focus on Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Life, 1928–1932 (Inv. No. 2111)

20 April to 15 July 2007
The Changing Face of Childhood

British Children's Portraits and their Influence in Europe

Since February 1, 2007
Outstanding Works from the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt

The Genesis of German Panel Painting

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