Kunst [=Art] & Architektur

Kunst [=Art] & Architektur

German paintings and sculptures at the University of Michigan Museum of Art Other museums in the vicinity of Ann Arbor
German Language Museums and Artists Other Online Museums

German paintings and sculptures at the University of Michigan Museum of Art

Click here to get to the museum’s home page. If you search the collection for “German,” you should get about 400 results, of which you should be sure to check out the paintings by Nolde and Beckmann, for example. “Austria” brings up about 60 results, “Switzerland” about 20.

Other museums in the vicinity of Ann Arbor

Deutschsprachige Museen und Künstler

  • pinakothek.de: Kunstminute 23 one-minute clips in which curators discuss a painting, in German with English subtitles
  • Look for the word  “Sammlung” [=collection] to see an overview of the collections of the museums below!
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Click on Entdecken > Saalplan, and then on the individual rooms, to walk through this amazing collection virtually. Or click on Besuchen > Gemäldegalerie > Ausgesuchte Meisterwerke to see some highlights from the collection of paintings, e.g. in the category “Deutsche Malerei.”
  • Museum Belvedere Wien Incredible collection of paintings by Klimt (incl. “Der Kuss”), Schiele, Kokoschka and others.
  • Kunsthaus Zürich Their collection includes lots of great works of modern art.
  • Galerie Beyeler Basel
  • Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
  • Neue Pinakothek München Great collection of art from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Alte Pinakothek München Collection ranges from the middle ages to the middle of the 18th century.

Other Online Museums

  • Google Arts and Culture Just scroll, or click on the hamburger menu at the top left to explore this incredible resource. Explore museums around the world, classical and contemporary art; interact playfully with art; check their section on Arts & Culture Experiments, etc.
  • Web Gallery of Art Amazing site with over 12,000 excellent digital images of European art from 1150-1800, searchable in various ways, with convenient resizing tools. Many of the images have detailed annotations. This is a good place to find lots of works by Dürer, Holbein, Grünewald, Cranach etc. You can also find Tischbein’s famous portrait of Goethe here.
  • Louvre (Paris) Klicken Sie auf “English”!
  • Galleria degli Uffizi (Florenz) Ein tolles Museum; üben [=practice] Sie Ihr Italienisch!
  • State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg Hier gibt es auch Gemälde [=paintings] von deutschsprachige Künstler*innen, zum Beispiel Lucas Cranach und Caspar David Friedrich.