Exhibition Archive

Between Success and Exile

Lotte Jacobi and Lotte Reiniger

Special exhibition from January 22, till March 20, 2022, extended till March 27, 2022

As part of its last special exhibition at its current location, the Käthe Kollwitz Museum is dedicated to the work of two outstanding female artists of the Weimar Republic. Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990), whose world revolved around photography, and Lotte Reiniger (1899-1981), who devoted herself to silhouettes.

Film afternoon at the Kollwitz Museum
We are presenting Lotte Reinigers’ animated film “The Adventures of Prince Ahmed”
March 19, 2022
at 16.30

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Heinrich Zille

Special exhibition from November 6, 2021 till January 9, 2022

Käthe Kollwitz appreciated Heinrich Zille in the works in which he artistically captured people and situations exclusively by drawing means. The exhibition at the Kollwitz Museum attempts to present the artist in these essential moments, leaving aside the humorous typifications executed at the time for marketing purposes. For Käthe Kollwitz, these works by Heinrich Zille were “masterpieces”.

The Kollwitz Museum presents about 60 works, including numerous heliogravures and partly colored drawings.

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6 out of 60 | Black + White

Special exhibition from June 21, till September 26, 2021

The Association of Berlin Female Artists (VdBK) was founded as early 1867 and has acted as amotor, network and showcase for women artists ever since. It has been committed to professional women artists in a variety of ways and according to historical needs. Many well-known…

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Käthe Kollwitz – Talking with Hands

Special exhibition from November 7, 2020 till March 7, 2021; extended until June 6, 2021

Käthe Kollwitz gives hands a special meaning in her works. She often depicts them excessively large so that they dominate the subject. Touching, feeling, protecting, demanding, supporting, praying: contacts of various kinds can be found in her drawings, prints and…

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8 out of 54 | Black + White

Special exhibition from August 22, till October 25, 2020

The Association of Berlin Female Artists (VdBK) was founded as early 1867 and has acted as amotor, network and showcase for women artists ever since. It has been committed to professional women artists in a variety of ways and according to historical needs. Many well-known…

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