The "Kunsthalle" of the Hypo-Kulturstiftung is one of the museums with the most visitors in Munich. The "Kunsthalle München" is located in the shopping center 5 Höfe and organizes important art exhibitions on sculpture, painting, graphics, photography, crafts and design.
The rise of "Adolf Hitler" started in Munich, later the city was called "capital of the movement" by the Nazi Party. The "National Socialist Documentation Center" sits right next to Hitlers "Führer-Building" and presents the story of the rise and fall of the Nazi regime.
Another work of Leo von Klenze is the Pinakothek of 1836. After the war the destroyed parts were built with other stones to document the destruction. The "Alte Pinakothek"is famous for paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Rubens, Dürer, Tintoretto, Rembrandt an many more great painters.
The Brandhorst couple left the city of Munich a sensational collection of modern and contemporary art with works by Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, Bruce Nauman and many other great artists. For this fantastic collection the city of Munich built a new museum and named it after the generous donators.
The "Bavarian National Museum" was founded by King Maximilian II in 1855. The museum shows the treasures of the Wittelsbacher Dynasty. In 1900 the eclectic building of Gabriel Seidel was opened. The collection ranges from Romanesque to Art Nouveau. The exhibits include weapons, goldsmiths, ivory, painting, furniture, sculptures, instruments, textiles and other precious objects of art.
"Franz von Stuck" was a painter and sculptor, his most famous painting is "Salome", issued in the Lenbachhaus. The sculpture of the riding Amazone in front of the entrance is also a work of art by von Stuck. The house where the artist had his studio is an eccentric artwork itself. Do not miss the artist's garden with famous sculptures.