The first exhibition will open to the public on Thursday 1st October 2015, with an event dedicated to German Expressionism, which aims to introduce the visitor to the paintings and artwork of the great artists of this particular artistic and cultural period of the 20th century.
The exhibition focuses on the members of “Der Blaue Reiter” movement and their friends. This includes works by Russian representatives, such as Wassily Kandinsky, Alexej von Jawlensky and Marianne von Werefkin who painted, together with the German artists August Macke, Franz Marc, Gabriele Münter, and Heinrich Campendonk, in the southern Bavarian countryside.
In addition to the “South German Expressionists”, the Foundation will present several artworks by two main masters of the Bauhaus, Paul Klee and Lyonel Feininger. Both have had a close relationship with the artists of “Der Blaue Reiter” movement, and comparisons in their particular although different style can be easily found.
Artworks by the “Northern German Expressionists”, such as Ernst-Ludwig Kirchner and Hermann Max Pechstein, are also part of this extraordinary exhibition. Various artworks by one of the best known German expressionist artists: Emil Nolde, each with its own splendid beauty can be admired at the exhibition.