Arts Everyday Living: Neue Pinakothek Museum—Sunflowers in Germany

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NEUE PINAKOTHEK MUSEUM

Munich, Germany

Vincent Van Gogh, Sunflowers, 1888, oil on canvas, Neue Pinakothek Museum, Munich, Germany

 

FAST FACTS

Neue (New) Pinakothek based on collection of Crown Prince Ludwig, opened in 1853 with a focus on 19th century paintings and sculpture; part of ART AREA in Munich including Alte (Old) Pinakothek (European, 14th to 18th century art), and Pinakothek der Moderne.

German Romanticism and French Impressionism are strong components of the collection; major artists represented ranging from Caspar David Friedrich to Manet and Monet as well as Gauguin, Cezanne, Klimt, and Picasso and home of one of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers (above)

Present museum building dates to 1981; original structure destroyed during World War II.

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NEUE PINAKOTHEK MUSEUM

And discover more masters of art, from Vermeer to Warhol, in THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES: LEARNING TO LIVE CREATIVELY.

 

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