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Städtische Galerie im Park Viersen

Städtische Galerie im Park Viersen
Städtische Galerie im Park Viersen

Die Städtische Galerie im Park Viersen i.e. the municipal art gallery of Viersen is located in a fine old town house making an impressive home for the gallery, with its valuable collection of graphic reproductions. It is surrounded by a beautiful park with huge old trees housing the Viersen sculpture collection.

The Galerie im Park houses several collections, one of which is the important collection already started in the beginning of the sixties by the then head of the cities administrative staff van Kaldenkerken called Grafische Sammlung i.e. graphic collection. To the now more than 1000 pieces dating from the end of the 15th century to the present time belong precious works f. i. by Rembrandt, Rubens and Albrecht Dürer, but also by Marc Chagall, Picasso (La Poule), Braque, Fernand Léger and Joan Miró, graphic works of German Expressionists such as Lyonel Feininger, Kokoschka, Paul Klee and Emil Nolde, a collection of Rhenish artists as well as of contemporary art bought on the occasion of exhibitions by the artists in the gallery. 40 photographs by the famous Rhenish photographer August Sander belong to the collection too.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St%C3%A4dtische_Galerie_im_Park_Viersen ]

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