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  • Black Flags von William Forsythe

    Choreography for robots: William Forsythe. Black Flags

    In the ‘white cube’ of the Kunsthalle in the Lipsiusbau, two industrial robots wave enormous black flags back and forth. Choreographer and artist William Forsythe has programmed their movements as a counterpoint for two dancers. Their continuous movements leave spectators without a place to rest their gaze ...more

  • detail of a Katagami

    The world’s richest resource of Japanese stencils at the Japanese Palais

    For 125 years a treasure trove of Japanese craftsmanship has been laying undisturbed in the storage depot of the Kunstgewerbemuseum: 92 cases containing more than 15,000 katagami dye stencils for textile printing. A selection of these hand-made, mulberry-tree bark paper sheets, are to be shown to the public with the exhibition "Logical Rain". ...more

The view from the outside: International artists and curators explore the SKD

Ethiopian curator Meskerem Assegued selected artworks from different collections of the SKD for the video exhibition "Curvature of Events" ...more

For the exhibition "The Academy of Things" US-american artist Mark Dion has trawled the depots and archive, creating a laboratory of art ...more

  • Giovanni Agostino da Lodi, Kopf eines Mannes im Dreiviertelprofil

    Italian Drawings and Paintings from Giotto to Botticelli

    During the Late Gothic and Early Renaissance periods in Italy, the fine arts underwent epochal changes. Artists such as Giotto, Fra Angelico, Filippino Lippi, Pintoricchio and Botticelli adopted a completely new approach to realism. The exhibition "At the Cradle of Art" at the Kupferstich-Kabinett presents drawings and paintings in close juxtaposition and shows recent research findings ...more

  • Rembrandt_Ganymed

    Selected masterpieces of the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister on tour

    With the beginning of the renovations of the Semper Building in 2013 the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Masters Picture Gallery) has about 400 of the former 700 paintings on display. 99 paintings of the collection's rich stock were now chosen to be presented in a touring exhibition with stops in Munich, Groningen and Vienna. ...more

Treat someone this Christmas: with ART!

Our annual ticket allows free entry into all our museums (except Historisches Grünes Gewölbe) in Dresden, Leipzig and Herrnhut ...more

Buy your ticket and catalogue for our upcoming special exhibition "Dahl and Friedrich. Romantic Landscapes" (February 6 to May 3, 2015) already today ...more