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Dresden City Art Gallery
Dresden City Art Gallery
The Dresden City Art Gallery (Städtische Galerie Dresden - Kunstsammlung) is the city art collection of Dresden, housed in the city's Landhaus. It was formed by the 19th and 20th century artworks in the Dresden City Museum, split off from the Museum and given a separate display in 2000. In 2002 Dr. Gisbert Porstmann became its founding director and in 2005 the City Art Gallery officially opened.
At its opening, of Dresden City Art Gallery, ten artists: Franz Ackermann, Katalin Deér, Eberhard Havekost, Sabine Hornig, Kerstin Kartscher, Olaf Nicolai, Frank Nitsche, Manfred Pernice, Thomas Scheibitz, Silke Wagner, made available a first graphics Edition. The Dresden edition published an edition of 50 copies, of which 33 numbered for sale. For the archival storage of graphic papers and photographs was developed jointly with the German workshops Hellerau in a special wooden box. The price of the edition is 3424 €. All proceeds from the sale of the edition is the acquisition of contemporary art for the collection of the Städtische Galerie Dresden.
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