Pinakothek der Moderne - which opened in 2002, includes four independent museums.
Sammlung Moderne Kunst
The „Sammlung Moderne Kunst“ is a collection of internationally significant works from all genres of art from the start of the 20th century to the present day. Key works from Paul Klee, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Max Beckmann provide an emphasis on the classical modern. Works by Joseph Beuys, Donald Judd and Andy Warhol show key developments in art since 1960. Paintings, sculpture, photography and contemporary media art are featured in temporary exhibitions.
Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München
The „Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München“ holds one of Germany’s most important collections of drawings and graphic reproductions and belongs to the world’s leading graphic collections. Its inventory of around 400,000 pieces spans drawing and graphic reproduction’s history from the 12th Century to the present day. The „Graphische Sammlung“ regularly offers temporary exhibitions on topics ranging from ancient art to the contemporary.
Architekturmuseum der TU München
The Architekturmuseum der TU München has temporary exhibitions on the history of architecture and current developments in the field. Constant new acquisitions contribute to Germany’s largest specialist and research archive for architecture, which includes around 500,000 drawings and plans relating to approximately 700 pieces of architecture, over 100,000 original photographs as well as many models and other archival materials.
Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum
Established around 100 years ago, Die Neue Sammlung is the world’s oldest design museum. Since then it has charted design history with its international acquisitions and inspiring exhibitions. Today in its permanent collection the state museum maintains the biggest collection of design in the world with around 80,000 objects from industrial design, applied art and graphic design and is an authority on this subject in the 20th and 21st Century.
Exterior view, © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen / Pinakothek der Moderne, Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Sammlung Moderen Kunst
Exhibition view, Ettore Sottsass, Designobjekt (Stehleuchte), © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018
Exhibition view, Karel Appel, © K. Appel Fondation / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018
Exhibition view, Max Beckmann, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018
Exhibition view, © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen / Pinakothek der Moderne, Architekturmuseum der TU München, Myrzik & Jarisch