Museum Frieder Burda shows Masterpieces from Collection of the Lenbachhaus in Munich


Wassily Kandinsky - Orientalisches, 1909 - Oil on board, 69.5 x 96.5 cm. - © Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München

BADEN BADEN, GERMANY – Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue
Rider) is coming to Baden-Baden. At its major summer exhibition that is running
from June 27 through October 11, 2009, the Museum Frieder Burda is presenting
around 80 masterpieces from the famous collection of the Lenbachhaus

in Munich, comprising outstanding paintings such as “Blue
Horse I” by Franz Marc from 1911, “Meditation” bysterpieces from the famous
collection of the Lenbachhaus in Munich Alexej von Jawlensky from 1918,
“Jawlensky and Werefkin” by Gabriele Münter from 1909 and “Promenade” by August
Macke from 1913. “It is the most extensive selection of Blue Rider paintings we
have ever lent,” stresses Helmut Friedel, director of the Municipal Gallery in
the Lenbachhaus.