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Frankfurt am Main, 3 September 2014

RAPHAEL TO TITIAN. ITALIAN DRAWINGS FROM THE STÄDEL MUSEUM

The Städel Museum’s treasures comprise a comprehensive collection of Italian Renaissance drawings. "Raphael to Titian. Italian Drawings from the Städel Museum”, on show in the Exhibition Gallery of the Department of Prints and Drawings from 8 October 2014 to 11 January 2015, offers an exemplary selection of these valuable holdings.
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Frankfurt am Main, 20 August 2014

FRANZ ERHARD WALTHER. WALKING PEDESTALS AND PLACES TO STAND

The Städel Museum continues the series "In the Städel Garden” with an extraordinary presentation dedicated to Franz Erhard Walther (b. 1939). The artist’s Walking Pedestals and Places to Stand will be on display on the museum’s freely accessible greens from 17 September to 23 November 2014. The internationally much-noticed artist began developing this group of works for outdoors, which made him a key figure of Minimal and Performance Art, in the early 1970s. With their reduced forms, the minimalist ground elements formed of steel invite the viewer to a walk-on tour of his work
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Frankfurt am Main, 2 July 2014

THE ENCRYPTION GARDEN – A SOUND INSTALLATION IN THE STÄDEL GARDEN

Within the framework of the series "In the Städel Garden”, the artists Alan B. Brock-Richmond (b. 1970) and Bernhard Schreiner (b. 1971), both residents of Frankfurt, are developing a sound installation: in the summer of 2014, this work will add an acoustic dimension to the entire rear Städel Garden with its distinctive green hill. The four-channel installation Encryption Garden, which will be audible in the Städel Garden for the duration of six weeks from 22 July to 31 August, will combine previously produced sound montages of recordings made in the Städel Garden with sounds created live during four concerts in that venue.
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Frankfurt am Main, 16 June 2014

LICHTBILDER. PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE STÄDEL MUSEUM FROM THE BEGINNINGS TO 1960

In 1845, the Frankfurt Städel was the first art museum in the world to exhibit photographic works. The invention of the new medium had been announced in Paris just six years earlier, making 2014 the 175th anniversary of that momentous event. In keeping with the tradition it thus established, the Städel is now devoting a comprehensive special exhibition to European photo art – "Lichtbilder. Photography at the Städel Museum from the Beginnings to 1960” – presenting the photographic holdings of the museum’s Modern Art Department, which have recently undergone significant expansion.

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Frankfurt am Main, 19 May 2014

STYLE AND PERFECTION. HENDRICK GOLTZIUS AND DUTCH MANNERIST PRINTMAKING

The Städel Museum in Frankfurt presents a high-carat selection of Netherlandish prints from the late sixteenth and the early seventeenth century from 4 June to 14 September 2014. The special exhibition focuses on about sixty-five works by the artist Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1617), one of the most brilliant draftsmen and printmakers active around 1600.
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Frankfurt am Main, 25 November 2013

EXHIBITION PROGRAM 2014

Information about the upcoming exhibitions in 2014.
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Videos of the Städel Museum

Beauty and Revolution

Dark Romanticism

Leni Hoffmann

Peter Roehr

Günter Fruhtrunk

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