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Liechtenstein Museum of Fine Arts

The Liechtenstein Museum of Fine Arts is a state-run museum showcasing modern and contemporary works of art.

Designed by the architects Meinrad Morger, Heinrich Degelo and Christian Kerezblack, the eye-catching black cube in the centre of Vaduz houses the Liechtenstein Museum of Fine Arts.

The museum's collection covers works from the 19th century up to the modern day and includes important pieces - in particular sculptures, objects and installations - created by well-known artists. Solo exhibitions are regularly organised, as well as special exhibitions showing pieces from the Collections of the Prince of Liechtenstein.

Close to the entrance is a spacious outdoor café - a top tip for coffee and great sushi.

“Painting and Sculpture – From Classical Modernism to the Modern Day” – Hilti Art Foundation opening exhibition


The exhibition “Painting and Sculpture – From Classical Modernism to the Modern Day” opened in the new Hilti Art Foundation building. Designed and created by Uwe Wieczorek, the curator of the Hilti Art Foundation, it brings together 50 paintings and sculptures belonging to the Hilti Art Foundation Collection. Among the works on display are important pieces by artists including Gauguin, Seurat, Lehmbruck, Boccioni, Picasso, Leger, Kirchner, Marc, Magritte, Klee, Beckmann, Hodler, Giacometti, Dubuffet, Wols, Albers, Fontana, Manzoni, Schoonhoven, Uecker, Fruhtrunk and Knoebel.

The exhibition is divided into three sections spread across three floors, with each floor dedicated to a specific topic and period. The basement will focus on “humans as individuals” and show primarily works from around 1910 to 1970 by including Wilhelm Lehmbruck and Willem de Kooning. This concept of human beings and their individual nature is one of the major concepts in the Hilti Foundation Art Collection as a whole.

On the first floor visitors will find a range of classical modernist paintings and sculptures dating from around 1880 until 1945 by artists including Georges Seurat and Wols. There will be a particular focus on the expressionism, cubism and surrealism movements.

Finally, the second floor of the building will be dedicated to the period from 1945 until the modern day. Artists showcased here include Josef Albers and Imi Knoebel. Representing the huge diversity of art produced since the Second World War, this exhibition will remain on display until 9 October 2016. More information about the Hilti Art Foundation Collection

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Opening times
Tuesday to Sunday: 10.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m.
Thursday: 10.00 a.m. until 8.00 p.m.

Admission fees
Adults: 12.- Swiss francs
Senior citizens, students, apprentices and groups over 10 persons: 8.- Swiss francs
Children up to the age of 16 years: free

Guided tours
Guided tours are available in a range of languages. Please book in advance.

Contact
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Neu mit Hilti Art Foundation
Städtle 32
Postfach 370
9490 Vaduz
Tel. +423 235 03 00
Fax +423 235 03 29
mail@kunstmuseum.li
www.kunstmuseum.li
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