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Hamburger Kunsthalle (Art Gallery)

  • Museum/Gallery

Updated 11/15/2013

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One of the most important art museums in Germany, the Kunsthalle has 3,500 paintings, 650 sculptures, and a coin and medal collection that dates from the ancient Roman era. In the postmodern, cube-shaped building designed by Berlin architect O. M. Ungers, the Galerie der Gegenwart has housed a collection of international modern art since 1960, including works by Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, Georg Baselitz, and David Hockney. With 1,200 drawings and other works, graphic

art is well represented, including works by Pablo Picasso and Horst Janssen, a Hamburg artist famous for his satirical worldview. In the other areas of the museum, you can view works by local artists dating from the 16th century. The outstanding collection of German Romantic paintings includes pieces by Caspar David Friedrich. Paintings by Holbein, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Tiepolo, and Canaletto are also on view, while late-19th-century Impressionism is represented by works by Leibl, Liebermann, Manet, Monet, and Renoir.

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Sight Information

Address:

Glockengiesserwall, Hamburg, 20095, Germany

Phone:

040-4281–31200

Sight Details:

  • €12
  • Tues., Wed., and Fri.–Sun. 10–6, Thurs. 10–9.

Updated 11/15/2013

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