From Hockney to Holbein. The Würth Collection in Berlin

(Von Hockney bis Holbein. Die Sammlung Würth in Berlin)
Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
Until January 10, 2016

Hans Holbein the Younger, Madonna of Jakob Meyer zum Hasen, 1525/1926 and 1528, oil on wood © Sammlung Würth, fot. Philipp Schönborn

The Würth Collection, assembled by the German industrialist Reinhold Würth, is one of the largest private art collections in Europe. It includes works of the most important representatives of contemporary art, but also medieval and modern masterpieces. The exhibition presents 400 works by more than one hundred artists of the highest international renown: for example, the cycle of the seasons by David Hockney, an overview of sculptures from Eduardo Chillida to Henry Moore, masterpieces of modernism and a sample from the collection of old masters, including one of the most important works of the 16th century, Madonna of Jakob Meyer zum Hasen by Hans Holbein the Younger.

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