Direktion der Bayerischen Staatsgemäldesammlungen
(Bavarian State Painting Collections)
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The Bavarian State Painting Collections (German: Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen), based in Munich, oversees the collections of artworks held by the Free State of Bavaria. Works include paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs, video art and installation art. These pieces are on display in numerous galleries and museums throughout Bavaria.

Galleries of the Bavarian State Painting Collections in Munich

  • Alte Pinakothek (Old Picture Gallery)
  • Neue Pinakothek (New Picture Gallery)
  • Pinakothek der Moderne (Modern Picture Gallery)
  • Schackgalerie
    • Ansbach | State Gallery in the Residenz
    • Aschaffenburg | State Gallery in the Schloss Johannisburg
    • Augsburg | State Gallery in the Katharinenkirche
    • Augsburg | State Gallery in the Glaspalast
    • Bamberg | State Gallery in the New Residence
    • Bayreuth | State Gallery in the New Palace
    • Burghausen | State Gallery in the Burghausen Castle
    • Füssen | State Gallery in the High Castle
    • Neuburg an der Donau | State Gallery in the Castle
    • Ottobeuren | State Gallery in the Benedictine-Abbey
    • Schleißheim Palace | State Gallery in the New Palace
    • Tegernsee | Olaf-Gulbransson-Museum in the Kurpark
    • In 2016, the heirs of Alfred Flechtheim, a German-Jewish art dealer and collector, sued the German state of Bavaria, arguing in court papers that it has refused to turn over works of art that the heirs say were looted by the Nazis before World War II.[1]


      1. ^ Bowley, Graham (6 December 2016). "Jewish Dealer's Heirs File Suit Over Art in Bavarian State Collection". The New York Times.

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