Munich; Pinakothek der Moderne ” Expressive El Greco”,painting by El Greco is first work from the Alte Pinakothek to be shown at the Pinakothek der Moderne

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28.11.2014 – 12.04.2015

What most inspiring than on Saturday morning step  at Pinakothek der Moderne to see this  amazing interesting small exhibition, “ Expressive El Greco”.  The work ‘The Disrobing of Christ’  is the first work from the Alte Pinakothek to be shown in the Pinakothek der Moderne.. This quest appearance highlights a noteworthy art historical point: the beginning of the 20th century El Greco became a role model of central importance for many European artists. They enthusiastically examined his work and celebrated him as a prophet of Modernism.

Curators: Dr. Elisabeth Hipp, Dr. Oliver Kase

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Entkleidung Christi (El Espolio)

El Greco (Doménikos Theotokópoulos) (1541-1614) and workshop, The Disrobing of Christ, bet. 1580 and 1595, oil on canvas, 165 x 98,8 cm © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Alte Pinakothek, Munich.

‘The Disrobing of Christ’  had already been acquired for the Alte Pinakothek in 1909 by Hugo von Tschudi (1851-1911), one of the pioneering…

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