Scharf Gerstenberg collection - Berlin museums
The Scharf Gerstenberg collection is an exhibition that is housed in the Eastern Stuler building, which is opposite to the Charlottenberg Palace in Berlin. This museum houses a very important collection of art that is considered to be one of the best in Europe. The collection is a dedication to Otto Gerstenberg by the Dieter Scharf foundation. Otto Gerstenberg was a famous art collector who laid the foundation of what was considered to be the most comprehensive collection of graphic art and painting during his time.
This collection was then further enhanced by his two grandchildren, Walter and Dieter Scharf. Dieter Scharf converted the collection into a foundation just before his death and it is this foundation that opened up the collection to public.
The collection Scharf Gerstenberg has an extensive range of surrealist art as well as their predecessors like Piranesi and Goya. It features works from artists like Dubuffet, Magritte, Goya, Piranesi, Max Ernst and Salvador Dali, making it a must-visit destination for all art lovers from around the world. Its biggest feature is the cycles by Piranesi and Goya, which are considered to be immensely beautiful and priceless. The arrangement of pieces in the museum is also considered noteworthy by experts and critics.
The Collection Scharf Gerstenberg is open to public on all days of the week except for Monday. On these days, visitor entry is allowed between 10 am and 6 pm.
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