Cities & Culture
Stuttgart Art Museum
The Stuttgart Art Museum, which can be found in a spectacular new building on Schlossplatz square in the city centre, boasts a permanent collection featuring artwork by Otto Dix and hosts no end of special displays.
The foundation for the Stuttgart collection was donated by Count Silvio della Valle di Casanova in 1924, when he gave the museum his private collection of Swabian Impressionist work. Years later, artwork by Otto Dix was added, shortly followed by masterpieces by big global names in the art world, such as Joseph Kosuth, Dieter Krieg, Wolfgang Laib, Markus Lüpertz, Dieter Roth and K.R.H. Sonderborg. On top of this already impressive inventory, major collections are on permanent loan here, with the display on Concrete Art of Heinz and Anette Teufel being the most recent example.
The collection currently comprises more than 15,000 works of art, which are put on display in an old tunnel system and a glass cube that can be seen from far and wide. The contemporary art at the museum is showcased alongside pieces representing Classical Modernism, Concrete Art and many other movements. On top of the museum's major Otto Dix collection, it can also proudly present unique displays of work by the likes of Adolf Hölzel, Willi Baumeister and Dieter Roth. Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am–6 pm Friday: 10 am–9 pm