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Municipal Gallery in Lenbach House

Luisenstr. 33, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 23332000
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The Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus was established in the former residence of the artist Franz von Lenbach and is most known for its world-class and unique collection of works by the artists of The Blue Rider, such as Franz Marc, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Gabriele Munter, accented by eminent works of the Art Nouveau and New Objectivity, the art of the 19th century as well as international contemporary art.
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Luisenstr. 33, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 23332000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The venue is located in the city centre. Parking on the street is difficult. The museum is famous for their collection of “The blue Rider”. “The Blue Rider” (Der Blaues Reiter in German) was a group of artists founded by Russian emigrants, including Wassily Kandinsky,...More

Thank Christian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love the work of Kandinsky, this is the place for you. The collection of his work -- from all periods -- is enormous, but there are also extensive displays of the work of several of his close friends.

Thank Chloesfriend
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the art here was garbage...single colored canvases, etc., but the Blue Rider collection and certain other collections were fabulous! Note, some rooms had detailed English descriptions in notebooks. Unfortunately, there didn't seem to be English descriptions for the Blue Rider paintings, but there...More

Thank knobren5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is largely in the Expressionist Tradition o the beginning of the previous century. It displays many unique work in a very comprehensive fashion that allows you to see the coherent and also coincidental fashion of the development of this branch of art. The...More

Thank eddebruin
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The original house shows the home and collection of a wealthy 19th century artist, in contrast to the modern extension with 20th century art of high quality. Lovely garden.

Thank 186411Visitor
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I'd not been exposed to such emotional use of color in abstract art before. If it had been described to me, I would probably have skipped it. But I didn't and I loved it. His Blue Rider period, with his fellow traveler artists, was my...More

Thank woodmac
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Great building, nice garden, awesome modern art, very well structured exhibitions. I really liked the Blaue Reiter collection.

Thank 3ddi3
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite gallery in Munich. The atmosphere is intimate and the art fabulous, as such it can be crowded. It's close to he centre of Munich, and if you have a bike it's in very easy reach. When you are finished, the cafe...More

Thank ASM2108
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Definitely worth stopping by for a few hours. We always time it so we can grab kaffe und kuchen at the end of the visit. Rotating exhibits are often wroth catching.

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The perfect way to spend a couple of hours in München & breakfast at Cafe Ella is to die for. Not just the Blaue Reiter movement, but Joseph Beuys and a number of temporary exhibitions too. The buildings housing it all are interesting too -...More

Thank Doublef4ult
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