Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
6 April – 18 September 2016
Slightly reduced version of the exhibition previously shown at the Picasso Museum, Málaga, which revealed an important new area of research. Presents 22 records based on the connections, affiliations and divergences between Pablo Picasso and various groups of German artists who changed the direction of the history of art between 1905 (when Die Brücke group was founded) and 1955 (when the fist Documenta exhibition opened in Kassel). Some 75 works by Picasso are on display alongside more than 100 works by artists such as Max Beckmann, Otto Dix, Max Ernst, George Grosz, Erich Heckel, Hannah Höch, Wassily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, August Macke, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Otto Mueller, Emil Nolde, Max Pechstein and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Also includes sixteenth-century paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder and Younger and Frans Francken. The German version of the show includes major works from the Würth Collection, one of the most important private collections in Central Europe.