In a new light
Canada and Impressionism
For the first time in Europe, the Kunsthalle Munich presents masterpieces by Canadian Impressionists from the late 19th to the early 20th century. The journey starts in Paris, where many Canadian painters came to study. Some of them stayed in Europe, while others returned home. Influenced by Impressionism, they were especially interested in capturing the fleeting atmosphere of the moment. In addition to scenes from everyday life in Canada, they painted landscapes that reproduced the incomparable light and nature of the North. Some artists ultimately emancipated themselves from European Impressionism, creating an own distinctive style for their young nation.
Organized by the National Gallery of Canada
The Fabric of Modernity
Matisse – Lurçat – Miró
French Tapestries from 1918 to the Present
For over 400 years, the Gobelins Manufactory in Paris has acquired a reputation for woven artworks of the highest quality. With innumerable large-scale tapestries spanning the period from the end of World War I to the present day, the exhibition reveals just how surprisingly modern this noble craft truly is. In collaboration with the most prestigious French and international artists, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Le Corbusier, Joan Miró and Louise Bourgeois, the Gobelins Manufactory created textile masterpieces, which are now being presented in Germany for the first time.
An exhibition cooperation with the Mobilier National, Paris.