Municipal Gallery in Lenbach House, Munich

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Housed in the former residence of Franz von Lenbach, Municipal Gallery in Lenbach House was sold to the city in 1924 by the artist's widow. Shortly after, Munich's city art collections found a home together inside the building. The exhibits map out Germany's major art movements from the 19th century to present day. The Munich Secession group's work combined Impressionism, avant-garde, and Art Nouveau to create a style completely German. View their work and others in the 19th century gallery. A gallery dedicated to the Objectivity movement continues the journey through German art history. For art created after the end of World War II, visit the Art After 1945 gallery, where experiential, conceptual, and installation art dominates. The friendly layout includes an intimate restaurant in a modern structure overlooking the museum grounds. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Municipal Gallery in Lenbach House and many more Munich attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Munich trip builder.
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  • If you love the work of Kandinsky, this is the place for you. The collection of his work -- from all periods -- is enormous, but there are also extensive displays of the work of several of his close f...  more »
  • Some of the art here was garbage...single colored canvases, etc., but the Blue Rider collection and certain other collections were fabulous! Note, some rooms had detailed English descriptions in noteb...  more »
  • This museum is largely in the Expressionist Tradition o the beginning of the previous century. It displays many unique work in a very comprehensive fashion that allows you to see the coherent and also...  more »