Koln Germany Art
Cologne is only the fourth largest city in Germany, but in terms of art culture, the city is a rival to the art capital of the world.
The Cologne Cathedral contains artistic masterpieces and bears witness to the strength and perseverance of European Christianity. Cologne is Germany's fourth largest city, but in terms of artistic culture, it is a rival to the art capital of the world and home to some of Europe's most famous artists.
It was built in 1986 and houses one of the largest art collections in the world, the Kolumba collection of Cologne Cathedral. Few would call the exterior beautiful, but the core of this collection, which includes everything from Buddhist sculpture to lacquered art, is assembled by the museum's curator Frieda Kollmann and her team. The collection of Kolumbsa includes paintings, manuscripts and decorative works of art from antiquity to the present day, as well as works of art from German-speaking countries such as Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands.
The Bulgarian artist Anton Stoianov has put everyday objects in a new light with his paintings and sculptures. Modern art is represented in the Kolumba collection, but also in other museums and galleries in Cologne and worldwide.
This unusual European project is a must-see for anyone who knows photography, and Cologne is home to the University of Cologne, which is based here.
The German city is a pioneer in the international art scene for art connoisseurs, and modern galleries and museums are known for mixing classic and non-traditional styles. The German art world, but it is the countless other galleries that operate in Germany, especially outside the art centers, that form its true backbone.
With an extraordinary selection of galleries, the KALNER LISTE aims to become one of the most interesting art events to follow. DISCOVERY ART FAIR is rooted in the great artistic tradition and aims to bring together up-and-coming Cologne artists and art lovers from all over the world who are looking forward to enjoying the best of the Cologne art scene and its rich cultural heritage.
The hall of XPOST KAPln is full of art and, as far as trade fairs are concerned, it is by far the best in Germany. The famous ART COLOGNE is one of the biggest and most popular art events in Germany and at the same time the largest in Europe.
The event is presented by more than 200 galleries from 33 countries and offers a wide range of exhibitions, exhibitions and exhibitions of art from around the world. The Kunstmarkt Koln 67 offers an excellent selection of modern, contemporary and international art, a considerable part of which is produced in Germany. It is operated by the Kunstinstitut Berlin and the Museum für Moderne Kunst Berlin and is offered in three stages: the main hall, the exhibition halls and galleries, and the fairs.
The Museum of Applied Arts has been expanded and is now housed in a new building in the city centre of Cologne with a capacity of 1.5 million square metres.
In West Germany, the market for contemporary art is stagnating and, interestingly, a new art fair, Art Basel (Fries Newbie), was founded in response to the crisis. Unlike previous attempts to revive the fair, which was based on competition with other major fairs such as ArtBasel and Friezing, where the focus was predominantly on contemporary art, it decided to focus on the more traditional art of recent years, namely modern art and contemporary architecture.
With Bonn as the new capital, the Rhineland was developed and thus became the new heartland of the German art world. In fact, it is still a situation that laid the foundation for the art market of the early sixties.
Cologne is littered with high-quality galleries and museums, mixed with a rich cultural heritage that keeps the city at the forefront of the international art scene. Cologne has the most versatile works of art, including modern digital photography.
In parallel, the association of progre sive German art dealers organises exhibitions of contemporary art, supplemented by fairs that inform about current developments in art. One of the most famous museums in Cologne is the Museum Ludwig, one of ten municipal museums. In 1853 it was founded as a museum for the life and work of Ludwig von Mises and his family, housed in the former Archbishop's Palace. Another fair that deals with art and culture in Germany and the international art scene is the "Kunstmarkt Koln 67."
The Cologne art market, today called "The Art of Cologne," was created in the mid-1960s as a reaction to the rise of so-called "Progressive Art of Germany." The concept was confirmed by the fact that the art trade in Germany appeared with new dynamism due to the growing public interest in art and culture. After the Second World War, West Germany lost its position as the world's largest exporter of contemporary art. German art, but also a wide range of works by contemporary artists from all over the world, from the USA and Europe.