8 February – 8 July 2018

The metropolis offers modern society new experience spaces. It changes its face in the evening, just like its inhabitants. Numerous sources of entertainment like the cabaret and the circus drew the nighthawks of Paris or Berlin onto the streets. Many artists addressed the nocturnal amusements of the metropolis with all its bright and dark sides in the first half of the 20th century. The cabinet exhibition ranges from around the turn of the century with prints by Edvard Munch and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec to works by Max Beckmann, George Grosz as well as Heinrich Campendonk. The show also features selected works by Lovis Corinth, Otto Dix, Karl Hofer, Max Pechstein, Gino Severini and Max Slevogt.

Curator: Julia Nebenführ