Installation View „Collecting Images [02] – “Only Culture”—The Pringsheims“ © Franz Kimmel

Collecting Images [02]

“Only Culture”—The Pringsheims

Collecting Images [02]
“Only Culture”—The Pringsheims

The exhibition “ ‘Only Culture’—The Pringsheims” recalls one of the most important private art collections in Munich prior to 1933. The mathematician Alfred Pringsheim (1850–1941) turned his palais in Arcisstrasse into a center of culture in Munich in which a large wall frieze by the artist Hans Thoma (1839–1924) could be admired in addition to his maiolica and silver collection. Remnants from this art collection, which was forcibly dispersed from 1933 onward, and the Thoma frieze can now be seen in Munich once again for the first time in seventy years and are a reminder of the fate…

Collecting Images [02]
“Only Culture”—The Pringsheims

The exhibition “ ‘Only Culture’—The Pringsheims” recalls one of the most important private art collections in Munich prior to 1933. The mathematician Alfred Pringsheim (1850–1941) turned his palais in Arcisstrasse into a center of culture in Munich in which a large wall frieze by the artist Hans Thoma (1839–1924) could be admired in addition to his maiolica and silver collection. Remnants from this art collection, which was forcibly dispersed from 1933 onward, and the Thoma frieze can now be seen in Munich once again for the first time in seventy years and are a reminder of the fate sufferered by Thomas Mann’s father-in-law.

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Duration of exhibition

March 23 - June 10, 2007

Curator

Emily D. Bilski

Assistance

Juliette Israël

Architecture

Architet Martin Kohlbauer, Vienna

Installation View „Collecting Images [02] – “Only Culture”—The Pringsheims“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „Collecting Images [02] – “Only Culture”—The Pringsheims“ © Franz Kimmel
Ein Museum der Landeshauptstadt München