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Online periodical regarding research of the works of the Collection
Museum Folkwang and the Beginning of Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza’s German Expressionist Collection
In the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza’s current exhibition, Guillermo Solana has been able to show that Hans Heinrich’s embrace of modern art was not a sudden decision, but grew gradually, influenced by a variety of events and personal encounters.
On Baron ThyssenBornemisza’s beginnings as a collector of modern art
Juan Ángel López-Manzanares
Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza visited R. N. Ketterer’s gallery in Campione d’Italia on 14 September 1964 and wrote in the guest book: ‘Expressionism is a drug / here I am again [...]’.
Such a statement attests to the powerfully engaging efect German Expressionism came to have on the baron, who put it into words years later in interviews and articles.
‘The Blue Four’: Galka Scheyer and the promotion of Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky and Klee in California
‘Have you heard about the Blue Four? If not yet, you are destined to hear much about them soon’.
This article traces the fortunes of her endeavour, which involves three of the works now in the Museo Nacional ThyssenBornemisza.
Quappi, much more than Frau Beckmann
Leticia de Cos Martín
During our preparations for the exhibition Beckmann. Exile Figures that opened at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza in the autumn of 2018, we examined some of the recent studies published on Beckmann in order to update the information we had on the four works the museum owns by this artist, considered a leading name in German twentiethcentury art.