The Collection

Painting

Painting is the basis and focus of the collection at the Kunsthalle zu Kiel

Georg Friedrich Kersting," Am Stickrahmen", 1827, Oil paint on canvas, 47,5 x 36,5 cm  © Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Martin Frommhagen
Georg Friedrich Kersting," Am Stickrahmen", 1827, Oil paint on canvas, 47,5 x 36,5 cm  © Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Martin Frommhagen

Prints and Drawings

With 40,000 artworks dating from the early 16th century to the present

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, "Christus heilt die Kranken", (sog. Hundertguldenblatt), around 1643-1649 © Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Martin Frommhagen
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, "Christus heilt die Kranken", (sog. Hundertguldenblatt), around 1643-1649 © Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Martin Frommhagen

Sculpture

The Kunsthalle zu Kiel’s collection of sculptures has its roots in the foundation of the Schleswig-Holstein Kunstverein in 1843

Ernst Barlach, "Das Wiedersehen (Thomas und Christus)", Bronze after a plaster model from 1926, 47,8 x 19 x 12 cm, © Kunsthalle zu Kiel Foto: Martin Frommhagen
Ernst Barlach, "Das Wiedersehen (Thomas und Christus)", Bronze after a plaster model from 1926, 47,8 x 19 x 12 cm, © Kunsthalle zu Kiel Foto: Martin Frommhagen

Photography

Since the 1980s, the Kunsthalle zu Kiel owns an independent collection of photography with a special focus on German photography

Teresa Hubbard/ Alexander Birchler, "Arsenal (Film on Floor empty)", 2000, C-print on aluminium, 165 x 200 cm © Teresa Hubbard/ Alexander Birchler, Kunsthalle zu Kiel
Teresa Hubbard/ Alexander Birchler, "Arsenal (Film on Floor empty)", 2000, C-print on aluminium, 165 x 200 cm © Teresa Hubbard/ Alexander Birchler, Kunsthalle zu Kiel

Video

Since 1983 video art has become a key area in the Kunsthalle zu Kiel Collection

Jochen Gerz, "In case we meet", 1981, Video, 18 Min., Colour, Sound, © 2011 VG Bild-Kunst, Kunsthalle zu Kiel
Jochen Gerz, "In case we meet", 1981, Video, 18 Min., Colour, Sound, © 2011 VG Bild-Kunst, Kunsthalle zu Kiel