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21. July 2021

Freie Stelle: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (M/W/D), Druckgrafik >>> jetzt bewerben!

Als Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) übernehmen Sie die Aufarbeitung und die kuratorische Vorbereitung der Ausstellung einer herausragenden Sammlung druckgrafischer Werke in den Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, unter anderem von Horst Antes, Max Beckmann, Marc Chagall, Eduardo Chillida, Piero Dorazio, Otto Dix, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Günther Förg, Günther Fruhtrunk, Horst Janssen, Ernst Wilhelm Nay, Serge Poliakoff, Günther Uecker, Victor Vaserely und anderen Künstlern. Ein Schwerpunkt bildet das druckgrafische Werk von Antoni Tapies. Die Stelle ist ab dem 1. November 2021 ...

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3. June 2021

Free admission on the 1st Friday of the month

From tomorrow, 4 June 2021, and on all other first Fridays of the month, there will once again be a “Free Friday”, i.e. free admission for all visitors to the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz.

10. May 2021

Live stream: Inauguration Arthur Weiner Square and opening Tu BiShvat – Festival of Trees

On Saturday, 5/15/21, 7:30 p.m., the square at the gable end of the Chemnitz Art Collections will be dedicated as Arthur Weiner Square in memory of Arthur Weiner, a Jewish Chemnitz lawyer and notary Arthur Weiner, by Mayor Sven Schulze and Board Chair Dr. Ruth Röcher. Weiner was not only a respected member of Chemnitz society, an art collector and active in the Israelite community, but he was insidiously kidnapped, mistreated and murdered by the ...

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4. May 2021

Online Lecture by Prof. Dr. Robert Fleck: Pierre Soulages as a Contemporary Artist

Pierre Soulages, Soulages-Peinture 102 × 165 cm 19 novembre 1990, 1990, Neue Galerie, Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel , Foto: Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021

With his work of the 2010s, Pierre Soulages, the last main representative of the great abstract painting of the post-war period, is at the same time a highly innovative painter of the present day, perceived by the younger generation of artists. Based on the themes of his earlier work, such as rhythm, light and time, in the paintings of recent years he faces the challenge of seeing in our era.

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22. April 2021

Museums closed again

Coronavirus © Pixabay License Freie kommerzielle Nutzung

Dear visitors: Unfortunately, we have to inform you that according to the nationwide regulations for the containment of the Corona pandemic all houses of the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz will close again from 24.4.2021. As the incidence in Chemnitz is currently very high, the strictest rules will be applied. We can only hope that the measures will soon take effect and that the situation will ease again.

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