People and landscape

as shown in the works of Lovis Corinth, Käthe Kollwitz and the Nida painters

The department of fine arts presents paintings, sculptures and graphic art by East Prussian artists and those working in East Prussia. The first part presents works by teachers and pupils from the Königsberg art academy, which existed from 1845 to 1945. The tour leads from works of historicism to those of new objectivity. Highlights are works by Lovis Corinth and Käthe Kollwitz. The tradition of art that continued after 1945 is also indicated.

In the second part you can view works of the artist colony Nida. It originated in the late 19th century in the incomparable landscape of the Curonian Spit, dunes between the lagoon and the Baltic Sea.

The graphic cabinet presents changing exhibitions with works from the museum collection and additional themes.