K20 Collection

  • Installation view, Henri Matisse, Intérieur rouge, nature morte sur table bleue, 1947, Etel Adnan, Untitled, 2010/2011, Etel Adnan, Untitled, ca. 1965-66, Etel Adnan, Persian, 1963-64, PHoto: Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Mädchen in Dämmerung in karierter Bluse, um 1904, Robert Delaunay, La tour aux rideaux, 1910, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Green Lady in a Garden Café, 1912, Photo: Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Wassily Kandinsky, Komposition X, 1939, Fernand Léger Contraste de forms, 1914, Juan Gris Verres, tasse de thé, bouteille et pipe sur une table, 1914, Photo: Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Kader Attia, Culture Anotheér Nature Repaired, 2018, Fernand Léger, Femme tenant des fleurs, 1922, Georges Braque, L'atelier II, 1949, Georges Braque, Nature morte au compotier, bouteille et mandoline, 1930, Photo: Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Salvador Dalí, Vénus de Milo aux tiroirs, 1936/1964, Salvador Dalí, Le cabinet anthropomorphique, 1936, Hassan El-Telmisani Untitled, 1946, Photo Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Carlo Carrà, La figlia dell'ovest, 1919, Hassan El-Telmisani, Untitled, 1946, Yves Tanguy Dame à l'absence, 1942, Fouad Kamel, Untitled, ca. 1940, Giorgio de Chirico, La statue silencieuse (Ariane), 1913, Photo: Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Man Ray, Le poète. Le roi David, 1938, Max Ernst, Oiseau-Tête, 1934-35/1956, Nicolas de Staël, Figure au bord de la mer, 1952, Max Ernst, Paysage au germe de blé, 1936, Photo: Achim Kukulies
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  • Installation view, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Le métro aérien, 1955 Max Ernst, Paysage au germe de blé, 1936, Lygia Pape, Pintura, 1953, Foto: Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Mark Rothko, Untitled (Three Blacks in Dark Blue), 1960 und Helen Frankenthaler, Cross, 1978, Foto: Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, 1981, Morris Lewis, Gamma Gamma, 1960, Donald Judd, Untitled, 1988, photo credit: Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Roy Lichtenstein, Big Painting, 1966, Gerhard Richter Silikat (885-3), Silikat (885-4), 2003 and 7 Stehende Scheiben, 2002, photo credit: Achim Kukulies
  • Installation view, Frank Stella, Delphine and Hippolyte, 1959, Kenneth Noland, Bloom, 1960 and Swing, 1964, Carmen Herrera, Alps, 2015 and Some Blue Some White, 1992, photo credit: Achim Kukulies
  • Salon20, photo credit: Katja Illner

The collection on display at K20 has been assembled since 1961 and includes major works of classical modernism. A selection of over 120 works by Paul Klee gives visitors an impression of the collection’s rich holdings. The exhibition also includes high-profile paintings by artists such as Max Beckmann, Wassily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.

In certain sections, pictures from the historical avant-garde enter into dialogue with works by contemporary artists of the non-Western canon, including Etel Adnan, Nevin Aladağ, and Kader Attia. In addition, classical works by the Surrealists Salvador Dalí, René Magritte, Joan Miró, and Max Ernst are complemented by recent acquisitions of Egyptian Surrealism.

Post-World War II movements can be seen through works by artists such as Francis Bacon, Alberto Giacometti, and Helena Vieira da Silva. The monumental installation Palazzo Regale by Joseph Beuys is on permanent display.

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