Worpswede’s first generation of artists

Permanent Exhibition

In the historic rotunda of the Große Kunstschau a representative cross-section of the finest works of Worpswede’s first generation of artists is permanently exhibited. Among them is the most well-known major work of Worpswede art: The "Sommerabend" (summer evening) by Heinrich Vogeler from 1905. To the versatile sculptor, architect and painter Bernhard Hoetger is a special room dedicated. 

Große Kunstschau Worpswede
Lindenallee 5
27726 Worpswede
Phone: +49 (0)4792 - 1302

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Illustration above: Carl Vinnen, Path to the moor (detail), 1900, Oil on canvas, 153 x 192 cm, Collection of Kreissparkasse Osterholz / Permanent loan to the Große Kunstschau Worpswede, photo: © Worpsweder Museumsverbund.

Illustrations below: photo 1-4 © Jörg Sarbach; photo 5-7 © Worpsweder Museumsverbund (paintings: Collection of the Kreissparkasse Osterholz/Permanent loan to the Große Kunstschau Worpswede)

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