The Gemäldegalerie presides over one of the world's finest collections of European art from the 13th to 18th century. After the collection was founded in 1830, it was systematically added to and perfected. The exhibition includes masterpieces by artists from every period up to the 18th century, including van Eyck, Bruegel, Dürer, Raphael, Tizian, Caravaggio, Rubens, Vermeer and Rembrandt. The collection The newly built museum building is situated at Kulturforum and covers an area of around 7,000 square metres of exhibition s... Read more
A donation of €150,000,000 worth of modern art is causing headaches for Berlin’s cultural authorities. With so little museum space and so much to show, curators and administrators are being asked to choose whether to display old masters or twentieth century icons.