Museum Brandhorst, Munich

Theresienstrasse 35 a, München
Bayern, Germany
Phone: +49 89 23805-2286
closed on: Mondays
Museum Type: Art
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The Museum Brandhorst in Munich is a modern and contemporary art museum located in the Kunstareal, the city’s museum quarter.

The museum, founded in 2009, is housed in a beautiful colored building, designed by the German architectural firm Sauerbruch Hutton.

The permanent collection of the Brandhorst is composed of paintings, sculptures, and installations mainly from European and American artists, dating from the 20th to the 21st century, including works by Cy Twombly, Bruce Nauman, John Chamberlain, Dan Flavin, Mike Kelley, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, Gerhard Richter, and Sigmar Polke, together with a selection of over 100 works by Andy Warhol.

The museum frequently hosts temporary exhibitions and offers guided tours and educational programs.

The Brandhorst also includes a shop and a restaurant.
The museum is fully accessible to people with disabilities and also offers a wheelchair borrowing service, free of charge.

Photos: cover by Dave Kasparek; 1 and 2 by digital cat. 3 and 4: Installation views of the exhibition “Richard Avedon. Murals and Portraits”, photo: Haydar Koyupinar © 2014 The Richard Avedon Foundation

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