Museum Brandhorst: Selected Works : Painting, Sculpture, Prints and Drawings, Photography, New Media

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Prestel, 2009 - Art - 335 pages
"The Museum Brandhorst opens its doors in the heart of Munich's Kunstareal in an innovative museum building designed by the architects Sauerbruch Hutton. It presents the highlights of its collection of over 700 works of modern and contemporary art. The opening represents the first impressive culmination of a unique collaboration between public and private resources." "The Udo and Anette Brandhorst Collection is one of the foremost collections of private origin in Germany. One central focus is the art of the second half of the twentieth century with works by Georg Baselitz, Sigmar Polke, Joseph Beuys, Mario Merz, Jannis Kounellis, Bruce Nauman, Alex Katz, Ed Ruscha, and Jean-Michel Basquiat, among others. Essential are moreover the works by contemporary artists such as Mike Kelley, Damien Hirst, Robert Gober, Eric Fischl, Katharina Fritsch, and Franz West. The core of the collection consists of an extensive group of works by the modern-art protagonists Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol, --

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WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY JOACHIM KAAK NINA SCHLEIF
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JOSEPH BEUYS
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ANORECAOERE
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