The Collection

The collection of the Kunsthalle zu Kiel

The collection of the Kunsthalle comprises more than 1,200 paintings, 40,000 graphic works, and 300 sculptures

Iwan Nikolajewitsch Kramskoi, "Die Unbekannte", 1883, Oil paint on canvas, 99 cm × 75,5 cm
Iwan Nikolajewitsch Kramskoi, "Die Unbekannte", 1883, Oil paint on canvas, 99 cm × 75,5 cm

The collection of the Kunsthalle spans the times in which Albrecht Dürer worked and lived up to the present. It comprises more than 1,200 paintings and 300 sculptures, among them works by Emil Nolde, Georg Baselitz, Neo Rauch, and Gerhard Richter. The graphic collection has 40,000 works of art, among them sheets by the hands of masters such as Rembrandt, Adolf Menzel, and Otto Dix, and also includes photographic prints and video artworks.


 

The holdings are exhibited in different presentations that change annually. In 2011 the Prints and Drawings Collection acquired a permanent showcase for its holdings. And additionally an artist is invited each year to participate in the presentation of the collection.