28 Sept 2006-10 Jan 2007. Around 130 artworks, including 50 oil paintings and 80 drawings, prints and watercolours are on show in this comprehensive exhibition of German Expressionism at the Leopold Museum. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection has loaned 50 key works including Street Scene (Kurfrstendamm) by George Grosz, Ernst Ludwig Kirchners well-known portrait Frnzi in front of a carved chair and Sommerwolken by Emil Nolde. Other artists in the exhibition include Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Ernst Heckel, Max Pechstein, Otto Mueller, and those belonging to the Munich group Der Blaue Reiter, including Franz Marc, Wassily Kandinsky, Alexej von Jawlensky and August Macke. The museum is also hosting painting courses and workshops in Expressionism and Modernism as well as screenings of Expressionist films: Metropolis (19 Oct), Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari (in German) (2 Nov) and The Blue Angel (in German) (30 Nov). Admission to films free with museum entrance ticket. Admission 9, students, unwaged 5.50, senior citizens 7. Weds-Mon 10.00-18.00, Thurs 10.00-21.00.
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German Expressionists. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection.
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