Berlin will build a new museum for the Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch Collection, allowing the Old Masters collection to remain in the Gemälde Gallery.
‘ Surrealism ’ Category
The Albertina will devote an exhibition to the first retrospective in Austria of Max Ernst. Presenting a selection of 180 paintings, collages, and sculptures, as well as relevant examples of illustrated books and documents, the exhibition will assemble works related to all of the artist’s periods, discoveries, and techniques, thereby introducing his life and œuvre within a both biographic and historical context.
Surrealism Now began in 2010 with the support of the Bissaya Barreto Foundation and now to celebrate the fifty years of the Conímbriga Monographic Museum, Santiago Ribeiro has gathered together surrealists from more than 10 countries to exhibit works.
The Scharf-Gerstenberg show encompasses 300 works of “Surrealism and its predecessors,” with exquisite examples of surrealistic art by Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí and Rene Magritte, and with works by Odilon Redon, Paul Klee and Jean Dubuffet.
The collection of the Berlin couple Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch is one of the most outstanding Surrealist collections of a worldwide. For the first time this collection of over 150 artworks is now publicly exhibited in Berlin at the Neue Nationalgalerie