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Masterworks in Dialogue
Masterworks in Dialogue

Masterworks in Dialogue

Eminent Guests for the Anniversary


280 Pages, 9 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $64.95 (US $64.95) (CA $77.95)

Publication Date: April 2016

ISBN 9783868322835

Rights: US & CA

Wienand Verlag (Apr 2016)

Price: $64.95


It all began with a gift: in 1815 the banker Johann Friedrich Städel (1728–1816) bequeathed his art collection and assets to the citizens of Frankfurt and in doing so laid the foundation for one of the oldest museums in Germany. To mark its 200th anniversary, the highlights of the house are now engaging in dialogue with pre-eminent lenders from the most renowned museums in the world, covering all areas of collecting, from the Middle Ages to the present day.

Author Biography

Max Hollein is an Austrian curator and museums director. Since 2001 he is director of the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. Now he is also director of the Städel Museum and the Liebighaus Skulpturensammlung.