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Art Forum East German Gallery ("Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie")
The Art Forum East German Gallery (KOG) is an art museum with an outstanding collection ranging from Romanticism to Modernism and a unique focus on art creation in Eastern Europe. Here you can discover paintings, sculptures and graphic art by German artists who lived and worked in the region...
Collection of the Pomeranian State Museum
The holdings of the Pomeranian State Museum include approximately 60,000 objects with a focus on painting and graphic art. Works by Frans Hals, Caspar David Friedrich, Vincent van Gogh and the legendary Croy carpet from 1554 are among the highlights.
Emil Orlik (1870–1932) was one of the most famous and versatile Czech artists of the turn of the century. He was known primarily as a graphic artist and draftsman whose artistic work ranged between realism and art nouveau. His extensive oeuvre includes drawings of famous contemporary musicians and composers – whom Orlik also liked to show practicing their art.
Forgotten, but not lost
The seizure of power by the National Socialists in 1933 led to a major wave of migration out of Germany. Over 500,000 people left the Third Reich, among them numerous artists and cultural professionals. The exhibition presents works by artists in exile who came from former West Prussia and other...
Image catalogue of the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe – Institute of the Leibniz Association
In the online database of the Image Archive you will find the previously inventoried and digitized image materials from the collections of the Herder Institute as well as additional image sources from joint indexing and digitization projects with cooperation partners. Further analog and digital...
Lovis Corinth Prize
Every two years, the KOG awards the Lovis Corinth Prize, worth € 10,000, to visual artists. The basis for this award is an internationally significant body of work that has been created in affiliation with or as a reflection of contemporary art in Eastern Europe.
Online library catalog
Online access to selected holdings of the Pomeranian State Museum
Discover a wide collection of paintings and objects of the Pomeranian State Museum online. Highlights among the digitized works include the legendary Croÿ carpet from 1554 as well as works by Caspar David Friedrich and Vincent van Gogh.
Permanent exhibition of the East Prussian state museum
East Prussia: Formerly the easternmost German province, today it covers parts of Poland, Russia and Lithuania. With its family-friendly presentation style and high-quality, informative exhibits, the East Prussian state museum conveys as complete a picture as possible of the history, art, culture and...
Permanent exhibition of the Siebenbürgisches Museum (Transylvanian Museum)
The permanent exhibition of the Siebenbürgisches Museum (Transylvanian Museum) presents the more than 900-year-old culture and history of the Transylvanian Saxons in the context of their multi-ethnic and multi-religious surroundings. Seven exemplary thematic areas convey key aspects of the cultural...
Total holdings of the Transylvanian Museum
The collection of the Transylvanian Museum reflects the diversity of culture and history of Transylvania and includes paintings, graphics, gold and silverware, pewter objects and ceramics, textile goods, furniture, and agricultural implements. In addition, the church history of Transylvania forms a...
Transylvanian Artists in Europe. Lives, Journeys and Landscapes
This exhibition presents paintings and artworks by Transylvanian artists from the 19th century to the present. All the pieces on display are from the holdings of the Transylvanian Museum. The lives and works of the artists and artists are placed in a European context and the paintings and artworks...