1960s, Baron Thyssen started promoting the collection internationally / Disassociation from his father’s German nationalism and association with values of Germany’s new modern, international identity / Policy of international exposure and activity / Exhibitions in Germany, rest of Europe, North America, Australia, Japan … / Villa Favorita, home to Thyssen collection, hosts first show devoted to German Expressionism, 1989 / Selection of works by Brücke and Blaue Reiter artists and independent Expressionists / Comprehensive overview of Expressionist art / Next goal: open the new museum to house his collection in Madrid.