Hanns Kunitzberger takes up temporary residency in the Gemäldegalerie

05.05.2015 to 31.07.2016
Gemäldegalerie

The painter Hanns Kunitzberger was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1955 and lives and works in Berlin. He has recently created three canvases in direct response to specific paintings of the 13th - 15th century from the Gemäldegalerie's collection, which all have one thing in common: they are all gold-ground panels containing richly polychrome figures.

One of these three paintings remains further on show in the Gemäldegalerie until 2016.

Hanns Kunitzberger has transformed the visual impressions gained in viewing these historical works into compositions that resemble the older paintings in terms of format, but which represent a radical departure from them in terms of form. The result is a set of non-representational abstract works, whose gradations of colour and colour fields nevertheless provide a visual echo of the panels that inspired them. The startling juxtaposition demon- strates the continued impact of Old Masters on contemporary artists today, and also shows that their works are nevertheless resolutely independent artworks.

Visitor entrance

Matthäikirchplatz
10785 Berlin

vollständig rollstuhlgeeignet

U-Bahn U2 (Potsdamer Platz)
S-Bahn S1, S2, S25 (Potsdamer Platz)
Bus M29 (Potsdamer Brücke); M41 (Potsdamer Platz Bhf / Voßstraße); M48, M85 (Kulturforum); 200 (Philharmonie)

Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon closed
Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00

Opening times on public holidays Plan your visit

Old Master Paintings
10,00 EUR Concessions 5,00
Buy ticket

Kulturforum all exhibitions
12,00 EUR Concessions 6,00
Buy ticket

Museum Pass Berlin 3 days for permanent exhibitions
29,00 EUR Concessions 14,50
Buy ticket

Annual ticket Basic permanent exhibitions, certain times
25,00 EUR

Annual ticket Classic temporary exhibitions not included
50,00 EUR Concessions 25,00

Annual ticket Classic Plus all exhibitions
100,00 EUR Concessions 50,00


Annual membership Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

from just 25,00 EUR

Weitere Informationen

Tel 030 - 266 42 42 42 (Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm)
Questions | Bookings | Feedback