In the house of Otto Dix open museum
ARTinvestment.RU   26 июля 2009

The house where he lived a famous German painter Otto Dix, will be renovated and turned into a museum. He will be part of Stuttgart Art Museum

house where the famous German painter Otto Dix (Otto Dix) has spent the last years of his life, will be renovated and will become an integral part of the Stuttgart Art Museum. The curator of this museum Shpanke Danel (Daniel Spanke) told in an interview with the publication of The Art Newspaper, which is now completed work on the base of the fund houses, Otto Dix, who will hand over the artist's heirs the right of the building. He also reported that the new museum scheduled to open in 2010.

house, which was designed by the architect for Dix Shleher Arno (Arno Schlecher), is in place Hemmenhofen 150 km south of Stuttgart. The artist, whose works have been attributed to the Nazis «degenerative art», moved here in 1936 and lived here until his death in 1969. In 1991, the house opened to visitors, but because of insufficient funding, he quickly went into decay.

After the restoration of Stuttgart Art Museum will hold an exhibition of works Dix. These organizations plan to attract young professionals who will provide an annual stipend. In addition, be prepared, and the permanent exhibition which tells about the life of the artist and his family in this house.

The new Fund has been able to collect for the project 1.5 million euro. 250 thousand sacrificed Stuttgart authorities, municipalities have made significant contributions Gaienhofen and Constanta, as well as private sponsors. His project also provided assistance to the granddaughter of Dix Pfeffekorn Bettina (Bettina Pfeffekorn): it sold the building two times cheaper than its market value.

material produced Catherine Onuchin, AI

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