“In Munich, culture is tradition. It is internationally renowned for its Pinakotheks, the Museum Brandhorst and the Lenbachhaus. One of Munich’s most exciting galleries is Häusler Contemporary, with conceptual paintings and sculptures. It is located in Maximilianstraße, and from there you can walk to other galleries or the art quarter. My secret tip is the Museum for Casts of Classical Statues in the House of Cultural Institutes.
A visit to Munich’s National Theatre is still a must. It is really one of Europe’s grand opera houses, and afterwards I’d recommend dinner at Dallmayr. It is also magnificent for breakfast, because the coffee is kept in porcelain pots from the Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg.”
When visiting Munich this winter, seek out these enthralling exhibitions.
Cy Twombly: In the Studio at Museum Brandhorst
A vast retrospective featuring over 200 works by celebrated American painter, photographer and sculptor, Cy Twombly, this exhibition is the most comprehensive collection of his art in Europe. Expressive and abstract, his paintings inspire the imagination.
Until 26th August 2018
Judy Ledgerwood, Every Day is Different at Häusler Contemporary
On display for the first time are American artist, Judy Ledgerwood’s ceramics, created at the famous Nymphenburg porcelain factory. Her bold, colourful amphorae are complemented by her vivid paintings, also on display.
Until 12th January 2018
Il Tratico at Bayerische Staatsoper
Puccini’s iconic tryptic of one-act operas premieres at Munich’s State Opera this December. From the middle ages to the 20th century, the pieces are entwined by themes of mortality. It’s conducted by Bavarian State Opera’s Kirill Petrenko.
Until 1st January 2018