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Käthe-Kollwitz-Museum, Berlin

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Containing one of the largest collections of works by the German artist and pacifist Kathe Kollwitz, Käthe-Kollwitz-Museum displays more than 200 prints, drawings, posters, sculptures, and woodcuts. Opened in 1986, the museum traces its origins to art collector Hans Pels-Leusden, who bought many of the artist's works for decades and staged the first Kollwitz exhibit in 1965. Kollwitz lived in Berlin for more than 50 years and created some of her most memorable works there, including her celebrated self-portraits. The museum is inside a 19th-century villa that was partially destroyed during World War II. Be sure to explore the upper floor, which contains a 2 m (6.6 ft) statue of Kollwitz by sculptor Gustav Seitz. Our Berlin vacation route planner makes visiting Käthe-Kollwitz-Museum and other Berlin attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Kollwitz's art depicts the universal themes surrounding the ravages of war and the horrific impact the violence has on all people, particularly women and children. Her art is not for the faint of hear...  more »
  • It is a rare privilege to be able to absorb so many of the works of this great artist, this woman of social conscience, daughter and granddaughter of people of social concience, portrayer and protesto...  more »
  • Very interesting museum. Impressive drawings. Small, quiet and intimate. Take a coffee afterwards in the "Litteraturhaus" next door.  more »
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  • A elegant little gallery in a quiet street off Kudamm, showing the life and work of the artist who created the iconic sculpture in the Neue Wache on Unter den Linden.
  • Outstanding exhibition of the artist's life and works. Gives excellent context to her oeuvre and pacifist manifesto.
  • Great museum, a little bit hidden after the so popular museum island but worth visiting it. Kate had a very intense and interesting life, and is known as one of the greatest german female artists. Ps) next door there is a great Coffee place.
  • Wonderful artist, very organised museum!
  • I'm a huge fan of her work. Very powerful. It's a quiet museum so you can enjoy it without huge crowds.