• Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank

Art collection on the go

2019/2020

Gemälde Januskopf von Harald Metzkes in der Eingangsgalerie von Schloss Bellevue
November 2019 to the end of December 2020

To mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 2019, five paintings by GDR artists will be on display in Bellevue Palace until the end of 2020. Among them is the 1987 work by Harald Metzkes “Januskopf” from the Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank. Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier personally selected the artworks by Hartwig Ebersbach, Günter Firit, Angela Hampel, Harald Metzkes and Trak Wendisch from a number of proposals.

2019

Werner Tübke. Von Petersburg bis Samarkand – Unter fremden Menschen
29 June to 3 November 2019

The ninetieth birthday of Werner Tübke (1929 – 2004) and the thirtieth anniversary of the Bestehen des Panorama Museum Bad Frankenhausen were the reasons for the special exhibition. On display were around 100 works by Werner Tübke that were created over the course of his travels through the Soviet Union. They presented this important area of Tübke’s oeuvre in a focused form for the first time. The Stiftung Kunstforum lends Werner Tübke’s painting “Im Westkaukasus” from 1989.

Panorama Museum >>

Point of no return
23 July to 3 November 2019

Thirty years after 1989, the exhibition was the first to comprehensively present the perspective of the visual arts on the Peaceful Revolution, reunification and upheaval. The works “Pariser Platz II” by Wolfgang Peuker and “Selbst mit abgeschnittenem Finger” by Jürgen Wenzel from the Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank were loaned to the Museum der bildenden Künste in the trade fair city of Leipzig.

Museum der bildenden Künste >>

2018/2019

Gerd Sonntag. Winken und Warten. Ein Welt-Bild aus Glas und Licht
1 December 2018 to 7 April 2019

For this exhibition, which was conceived as a show of works and which, in addition to glass works, also shows numerous paintings by the painter Gerd Sonntag, the Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank lent two glass objects by the Berlin artist to the Jena art collection. The two objects “Susan in Streifen“ and “Das leuchtende Wort Erfolg” were on display in the city on the Saale.

Kunstsammlung Jena >>

2017/2018

Hinter der Maske. Künstler in der DDR
29 October 2017 to 4 February 2018

The Museum Barberini, rebuilt according to historical construction plans, is considered one of Potsdam’s most beautiful buildings. Opened at the beginning of 2017, the extensive exhibition “Hinter der Maske. Künstler in der GDR” was on show from the end of October. In addition, the large-format artworks from the Palace of the Republic by artists such as Bernhard Heisig, Wolfgang Metzkes and Werner Tübke were shown for the first time in more than twenty years. And for the exhibition “Hinter der Maske. Künstler in der GDR,” the Stiftung Kunstforum loaned the painting “Januskopf” by Harald Metzkes.

Museum Barberini >>

Wolfgang Mattheuer – Bilder als Botschaft
14 October to 14 January 2018

For the 90th birthday of the painter and co-founder of the Leipzig School Wolfgang Mattheuer (1927-2004), the Museum de Fundatie in Zwolle, the Netherlands, presented a retrospective of more than 90 paintings. One focus of the exhibition was on the most important allegorical, often large-format paintings created since 1965. The painting “Stürzender” (Falling Man) was loaned to Zwolle from the Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank.

Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle >>

2017

Idole und Ideale – Der Maler Uwe Pfeifer und seine Helden
13 July to 15 October 2017

Kunstverein “Talstrasse“ >>

2016-2017

Die wilden 80er-Jahre in der deutsch-deutschen Malerei
19 October 2016 to 17 January 2017

Potsdam Museum >>

Rita Preuss. Max Pechsteins Meisterschülerin
19 October 2016 to 17 January 2017

Max Pechstein-Museum Zwickau >>

Porträt Berlin – Künstlerische Positionen der Berliner Nachkriegsmoderne 1945 – 1955
12 June 2015 to 18 June 2017

Kunsthaus Dahlem >>

Hure, Mörder und Soldaten – Bilder von Bernhard Heisig
31 March to 31 July 2016

Galerie Westphal Berlin >>

2015

Getrennte Welten. Formen des Eigensinns – Kunst in Ost und West vor der Wende
19 October 2014 to 28 June 2015, Hurrle Collection, Durlach

Signale der Unruhe. Eine deutsche Begegnung
9 November 2014 to 15 March 2015

Kunstmuseum Ahrenshoop >>

2014

Werner Tübke – Michael Triegel. Zwei Maler aus Leipzig
22 June to 14 September 2014

Kunsthalle Rostock >>

Doppelgänger: Die Puppe in der Klassischen Moderne
25 April to 6 July 2014

Kunstverein “Talstrasse” >>

2012/2013

Hubertus Giebe. Dresden – Neustadt: Zwischen Frühlingsstraße und Lutherkirche
22 September to 24 November 2013

Städtische Sammlungen, Schloss Burgk >>
www.schloss-burgk-freital.de

Werner Liebmann – Arbeiten auf Papier und drei Bilder
17 May to 4 July 2013, Galerie Rosendahl, Thöne, Westphal

Abschied von Ikarus. Bildwelten in der DDR – neu gesehen
19th October 2012 to 3 February 2013

Neues Museum Weimar >>

Schaffens(t)räume, Atelierbilder und Künstlermythen in der Ostdeutschen Kunst
1 October 2012 to 18 February 2013

Kunstsammlung Gera >>

2012

Vom Paris-Urteil zum Kassandra-Ruf – Antike Mythen in der Bildenden Kunst der DDR
8 October to 14 December 2012

Berlin-Brandenburger Bildungswerk e.V. >>

2011/2012

Das Jahr 1950 – Brennpunkt deutscher Kunst in der Nachkriegszeit
24 October 2010 to 16 January 2011

Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen Schloß Gottorf >>

„Unruhig ist unser Herz…“ – Christliche Motive in der Bildenden Kunst der DDR –
Auftrag und Selbstauftrag 12 August to 30 September 2011

ausstellungszentrum-pyramide >>

2009/2010

FallMauerFall / 61-89-09 – Grenzüberschreitungen und Grenzerfahrungen im Spiegel der Kunst
November 2009 to 7 February 2010

StadtMuseum Berlin, Ephraim-Palais >>

Werner Tübke. Retrospektive zum 80. Geburtstag
14 June to 13 September 2009 Leipzig, 30 September 2009 to 3 Januar 2010 Berlin

Kunstforum der Berliner Volksbank >>
Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig >> www.tuebke-stiftung-leipzig.de>>

2009

„erinnern oder das, was wir geschichte nennen“ – 125 Jahre in Bildern
14 October to 18 December 2009

WGZ Bank Düsseldorf >>

20 Jahre Mauerfall – 20 Deutsche Maler
3 October to 3 November 2009

Johanneskirche Saarbrücken >>

Welttheater, Weltenbühnen. Harald Metzkes zum 80.
10 May to 5 July 2009

Museum Bautzen >>

60 Jahre – 60 Werke. Deutsche Kunst von 1949 bis 2009
1 April to 2 June 2009

Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin >>

2007/2008

Das große Finale – 49 Jahre: 9.12.1958 – 8.12.2007
8 December 2007 to 26 January 2008

Galerie Brusberg Berlin >>

Harald Metzkes. Bilanz des Malers. Retrospektive
2 November – 2007 to 17 February 2008

StadtMuseum Berlin, Ephraim-Palais >>

2007

Look at me. Dom Aquarée, Berlin
23 May to 2 November 2007

Institut für Kultur und Medienmanagement, Freie Universität Berlin >>

Landschaftsbilder – Sehnsuchtsbilder. Der andere Mattheuer
14 July to 14 October 2007

Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig >>

2006

Harald Metzkes. Bilanz des Malers. Retrospektive
27 August to 26 November 2006

Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen, Schloß Gottorf >>

Berlin – Tokyo / Tokyo – Berlin
7 June to 3 October 2006

Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin, SMB SPK/ >>

Deutsche Bilder aus der Sammlung Ludwig
11 February to 14 May 2006

Ludwiggalerie Schloss Oberhausen >>