Artists such as Rembrandt, van Gogh, Picasso and Beuys are immortalised at the most well-loved art museums in the state. Establishments such as Museum Folkwang, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen and Museum Ludwig present key works by the most influential painters, sculptors and photographers in their exhibitions. Art lovers and newcomers can look forward to an inspiring journey through the ages and styles on a tour. And at most of the establishments, the architecture itself is an artwork worth visiting.
Moyland Castle in Bedburg-Hau
Since its restoration in the 1990s the neo-gothic water castle is a significant museum for modern and contemporary art. Besides others the foundation museum Schloss Moyland possesses the world’s largest collection of art works from Joseph Beuys and is a research centre of international degree. Moreover historical gardens stretch around the castle at the Lower Rhine.
Kunstsammlung NRW in Düsseldorf
The exhibition venues K20, K21 and F3 Schmela Haus, known as “place of art”, “place of artists” and “place of discussions”, in Düsseldorf exhibit art works of classical modern and contemporary art. The K21 at the Ständehaus primarily offers room for temporary exhibitions.