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, and and click on “collection” which is one of the choices at the top of the page.  You will get a search screen. Type in “German” and return. You should get about 400 results, of which you should be sure to check out the paintings by Nolde and Beckmann, for example. You will see thumbnail sketches of most of the pieces, and generally you can click on them to see a larger image and background information about the work.

Other museums in the vicinity of Ann Arbor

Deutschsprachige Museen und Künstler

  • Der virtuelle Schnellimbiss Eclectic online gallery of contemporary art [Schnellimbiss =”fast food diner”; die Seite benutzt eine “Menu-Metapher”]
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Click on “Deutsch” then “Sammlungen” and then “Gemäldegalerie” to see an overview of this amazing collection. “Deutsche Malerei” takes you to paintings by Dürer, Cranach, Holbein and others.
  • Museum Belvedere Wien Click on “Oberes Belvedere,” then “Sammlung” to see their excellent collection of paintings by Klimt (incl. “Der Kuss”), Schiele, Kokoschka and others.
  • Kunsthaus Zürich Click on the paintings on the welcome screen and then on “Sammlung” to see an overview of this collection of modern art, including paintings by Beckmann, Kokoschka, and Corinth.
  • Galerie Beyeler Basel Click on the moving links to see samples of work by artists represented in the museum.
  • Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Click on Sammlungen > Gemälde und Skulpturen to see an overview of their collection; in whatever category you choose, click on “Rundgang” or “Bildübersicht” to see some of the art.
  • Neue Pinakothek München Click on “Online Rundgang” to see some highlights from this 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. Click on “Rundgang” to see some highlights of their collection.

Artcyclopaedia listings: these provide links to all online exhibitions of an artist’s work

Other Online Museums

  • 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 Klicken sie auf “Collection Highlights” oder “Digital Collection”. Hier gibt es auch Gemälde [=paintings] von deutschsprachige Künstlern, zum Beispiel Lucas Cranach und Caspar David Friedrich.