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The Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
Munich
(German: Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, also known as Munich
Munich
Academy) is one of the oldest and most significant art academies in Germany. It is located in the Maxvorstadt
Maxvorstadt
district of Munich, in Bavaria, Germany.

Contents

1 History

1.1 18th century 1.2 19th century 1.3 Munich
Munich
School style 1.4 20th century

2 Buildings 3 People

3.1 Notable professors 3.2 Notable students

4 See also 5 References 6 External links

History[edit] 18th century[edit] The history of the academy goes back to the 18th century, before the 1770 by Elector Maximilian III. Joseph, the so-called "drawing school", which already bore the name "academy" in its name ("Zeichnungs Schule respective Maler und Bildhauer academie").

Renaissance Revival style facade (1886).

Deconstructivist
Deconstructivist
expansion, designed by Coop Himmelb(l)au
Coop Himmelb(l)au
(2005).

19th century[edit] The Academy of Fine Arts was enhanced in 1808 by King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria
Bavaria
as Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Munich
Munich
School style[edit] The Munich
Munich
School refers to a group of painters who worked in Munich or were trained at the Academy between 1850 and 1918. The paintings are characterized by a naturalistic style and dark chiaroscuro. Typical painting subjects included landscape, portraits, genre, still-life, and history. 20th century[edit] From 1900 to 1918 the academy's director was Ferdinand Freiherr von Miller. In 1946, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts was merged with the School of arts and crafts and the School of applied arts. In 1953, its name was changed to the current Academy of Fine Arts. Buildings[edit] The large 19th-century Renaissance Revival style building complex, designed by Gottfried Neureuther, was completed in 1886. It has housed the Academy since then. A new Deconstructivist
Deconstructivist
style expansion, designed by the architectural firm Coop Himmelb(l)au
Coop Himmelb(l)au
as an extension from the original building, was completed in 2005. People[edit] Notable professors[edit]

Lawrence Alma-Tadema Hermann Anschütz Anton Ažbe
Anton Ažbe
(1884–1885) Nikolaus Gysis Peter von Cornelius Res Ingold Max Klinger Franz von Lenbach Walter Maurer (1990-2000) Eduardo Paolozzi
Eduardo Paolozzi
(1981–1989) Sean Scully Jacob Ungerer
Jacob Ungerer
(1890–1920) Gerd Winner (born 1936)

Notable students[edit]

Josef Albers
Josef Albers
(1919–1920) Franz Ackermann
Franz Ackermann
(1984–1988) Erwin Aichele Henry Alexander Cuno Amiet
Cuno Amiet
(1886–1888) Octav Băncilă Vladimir Becić René Beeh Ignat Bednarik Claus Bergen William Merritt Chase Giorgio de Chirico Albert Chmielowski Lovis Corinth
Lovis Corinth
(1880–1884) William Jacob Baer
William Jacob Baer
(1880–1884) Menci Clement Crnčić Thomas Demand Michael Demers (born 1975) Edgar Downs (1876-1963; silver medallist) Frank Duveneck Lothar Fischer (1952–1958) Günther Förg Wilhelm Heinrich Funk (born 1866), (an American portrait painter) Karl Gatermann the Younger Herbjørn Gausta Dimitrios Geraniotis (1871–1966), Greek portrait painter Aleksander Gierymski
Aleksander Gierymski
(1846–1874) Maksymilian Gierymski
Maksymilian Gierymski
(1850–1901) Louis Grell
Louis Grell
(1887-1960) Rita Grosse-Ruyken (1971-1977) Nicholaos Gysis
Nicholaos Gysis
(1842–1901) Herman Hartwich
Herman Hartwich
(1853–1926) Hermann Helmer Oskar Herman Louis Christian Hess Peter von Hess Hallgrímur Helgason
Hallgrímur Helgason
(born 1959) Friedrich Hohe
Friedrich Hohe
(1802–1870) Jörg Immendorff
Jörg Immendorff
(1984–1985) Wassily Kandinsky
Wassily Kandinsky
(1866–1944) Elisaveta Konsulova-Vazova
Elisaveta Konsulova-Vazova
(1881-1965) Alfred Kowalski Miroslav Kraljević Alfred Kubin
Alfred Kubin
(1899) Paul Klee
Paul Klee
(1900) Wilhelm Leibl Maximilian Liebenwein
Maximilian Liebenwein
(1869—1926) Richard Lindner (1925–1927) Melissa Logan Ştefan Luchian Mahirwan Mamtani
Mahirwan Mamtani
(1935) Franz Marc
Franz Marc
(1900–1903) János Mattis-Teutsch Mato Celestin Medović
Mato Celestin Medović
(1890–1893) Vadim Meller Josef Moroder-Lusenberg
Josef Moroder-Lusenberg
(1876–1880) Alphonse Mucha Otto Mueller John Mulvany
John Mulvany
(1839 - 1906) Adolfo Müller-Ury
Adolfo Müller-Ury
(1881–82) Edvard Munch Alex Murray-Leslie Elisabet Ney
Elisabet Ney
(1981–1989) Charles Henry Niehaus
Charles Henry Niehaus
(1855-1935) Markus Oehlen (2002-) Paul Ondrusch Ernst Oppler Fritz Osswald Ulrike Ottinger (born 1942) Bruno Paul Carl Theodor von Piloty Edward Henry Potthast Otto Quante (1875–1947) Josip Račić
Josip Račić
(1905–1908) Richard Riemerschmid
Richard Riemerschmid
(1888–1890) Franz Roubaud Anna May-Rychter (1864–1955) Karl Saltzmann
Karl Saltzmann
(1896- ) Walter Shirlaw Edith Soterius von Sachsenheim
Edith Soterius von Sachsenheim
(1887–1970) Karina Smigla-Bobinski Vardges Sureniants
Vardges Sureniants
(1860 - 1921) Johann Gottfried Steffan Franz von Stuck Nicolae Tonitza Axel Törneman
Axel Törneman
(1880-1925) John Henry Twachtman Petar Ubavkić
Petar Ubavkić
(1852-1910) Spyridon Vikatos
Spyridon Vikatos
(1878–1960) Robert Voit (born 1969) Lascăr Vorel Alexander von Wagner
Alexander von Wagner
(1869–1910) Sep Ruf Hans-Peter Zimmer Tadeusz Zukotynski
Tadeusz Zukotynski
(1877-1912) Elmyr de Hory
Elmyr de Hory
(1906–1976)

See also[edit]

Munich
Munich
School and 19th century Greek art Academic realism
Academic realism
— painting style. Academy of Fine Arts, Munich−related topics

References[edit]

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External links[edit]

Official Akademie der Bildenden Künste München website—(German) History of Akademie der Bildenden Künste München—(German) Designbuild-network.com Building details of Academy—(English)

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Coordinates: 48°09′11″N 11°34′49″E / 48.15306°N 11.58028°E / 48.15306; 11.58028

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