Monira Al Qadiri exhibition to open Johann König’s new Munich gallery in a former power plant

König says the new space, König Bergson, is one of the largest commercial galleries for contemporary art in Germany


Museum employee hangs his own art in Munich institution—and gets the chop

Budding artist surreptitiously displayed his work alongside art by Andy Warhol


Kunstverein Munich shines a light on its dark Nazi past for 200-year anniversary exhibition

The storied institution has opened its archives—parts of which were untouched decades—to artists and historians

Easy rider: when Wassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter went on tour

The artists' collaboration—first as teacher and student, then as a couple—is explored in a new exhibition at the Lenbachhaus in Munich

Munich exhibition uses X-rays to lay bare Anthony van Dyck's creative methods

Research project conducted by Alte Pinakothek reveals how the Flemish painter developed and reworked his canvases

A collection of Romantic 19th-century German illustrations

Book looks at narrative cycles by Edward von Steinle and Leopold Bode

In Pictures: the little-known pioneers of 19th- and 20th-century abstraction

Munich exhibition explores the experimental works of Georgiana Houghton, Hilma af Klint and Emma Kunz

Red tape is stifling German auctions

Stringent cultural heritage laws and bureaucracy are making consignments much harder to find

Crowd-magnet Vermeer borrowed for Alte Pinakothek’s curtain-raiser

Munich museum has undergone a four-year €12m renovation

All the city's a stage: Munich celebrates Goethe's Faust with group show and festival

Exhibition commemorating German play includes works by Eugène Delacroix, Robert Mapplethorpe and Martin Scorsese

Getting back art from Gurlitt’s hoard of Degenerate art

While the legal status of stolen or confiscated works is as yet unclear, there is hope for those who make claims for restitution


Trade let down by court ruling

Decision on auction houses’ liability for fakes finds in favour of buyers—but only on a technicality

Why the art world is crazy about Cranach

New technology is shedding light on an Old Master as the prolific, multi-talented artist enjoys a renaissance


Interview with designer Konstantin Grcic: “I love to hear someone cutting cardboard”

For Design Miami’s Designer of the Year, the hands-on approach is still vital to his work

Munich pushes provenance research concerning possible Nazi looting

The project, led by Dr Vanessa-Maria Voigt and Dr Horst Kessler, came about by a chance find in a desk...

Nazi lootarchive

Bavaria reveals its paintings from Göring’s collection

The State collection is the first in Germany to publish the source of works acquired during the Nazi era

Munich opens one of the world’s greatest collections of 20th-century art

On a par with Tate Modern or the Centre Pompidou, the Pinakothek der Moderne is the largest new gallery for a generation


Germany’s first federal minister of culture since World War II resigns

The deputy editorship of Die Zeit newspaper and a better pension prove too tempting for Michael Naumann