Schirn Kunsthalle

Frankfurt, Germany


  • Römerberg
  • Frankfurt
  • Hesse
  • 60311
  • Germany

Opening times

Di, Fr - So 10am - 7pm Mi, Do 10am - 10pm

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The SCHIRN KUNSTHALLE FRANKFURT is one of Europe’s most renowned exhibition institutions. Since its founding in 1986, the SCHIRN has mounted more than 200 exhibitions, including major survey shows devoted to the Vienna Jugendstil, Expressionism, Dada, and Surrealism, to the bohemian life in Paris around 1900, to women Impressionists and "German Pop". Also social science subjects have been highlighted, such as “shopping - a century of art and consumer culture,”, "Private - the end of intimicy", visual art of the Stalin era, new Romanticism in contemporary art, and the influence of Charles Darwin’s theories on the art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Large solo exhibitions have featured artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, Alberto Giacometti, Henri Matisse, Julian Schnabel, James Ensor, James Lee Byars, Yves Klein, Peter Doig, Lászlo Moholy-Nagy, Georges Seurat, Jeff Koons, Edvard Munch, Théodore Géricault und Helene Schjerfbeck. And artists such as Thomas Hirschhorn, Ayşe Erkmen, Carsten Nicolai, Jan De Cock, Jonathan Meese, John Bock, Michael Sailstorfer, Terence Koh, Aleksandra Mir, Eberhard Havekost, and Mike Bouchet, Yoko Ono oder Tobias Rehberger have developed new exhibitions for the SCHIRN.

The SCHIRN KUNSTHALLE FRANKFURT showcases highly charged themes and topical aspects of artists’ oeuvres with an incisive voice and from a contemporary standpoint. As a site of discoveries, the SCHIRN offers its visitors an original, sensory exhibition experience as well as active participation in cultural discourse.


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