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Museum Ludwig

 

 

Museum Ludwig


Museum Ludwig

Museum Ludwig exclusively comprises 20th century art. On display are painting, sculpture, and object art works, the graphical collection, as well as one of the largest German photographic sections.

Museum Ludwig
Address: GoogleMapsHeinrich-Böll-Platz
50667 Cologne
Phone: 0221/221-26165
Fax: 0221/221-24114
E-Mail: info@museum-ludwig.de
Opening hours: Tue. - Sun. 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
1st. Fri. a month 10.00 a.m. - 11.00 p.m.
Prices: € 9 / 6; Families € 18
Remarks: Special exhibitions: possible change in opening times and prices
Milestones
beginning of 19th century Basis of a public collection of modern art in the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
1933-1945 Modern art was first threatened and then finally banned by the Nazis
1946 Josef Haubrich donated his collection of 20th century works to the City of Cologne, and thus closed the gaps which had appeared through the work of the Nazis
since 1968/1969 Loans of American works of art of Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig expanded the Cologne collection
1976 The Wallraf-Richartz-Museum's collection of modern art obtained the status of that of an independent institution, and was named after the collector and donor, Peter Ludwig
1986 Opening of the new building by Busmann and Haberer

The observer is provided with a view straight through the modern art period, art from 1900 to the present day, a collection of graphics and photos as well as an collection on the history of photography. Works by famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Franz Marc, and Max Ernst have found their places in Museum Ludwig.




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