Press Releases

Exhibition Highlights Modernist Movements in Russian and German Art During the Early Twentieth Century

On May 14, 2015, Neue Galerie New York will open "Russian Modernism: Cross-Currents of German and Russian Art, 1907-1917," an exhibition devoted to modern figurative art created by leading artists from Russia and Germany during the early twentieth century. 

Exhibition Explores Key Relationship between Artist and Subject with Display of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, Related Drawings, Vintage Photographs, Decorative Arts, and Archival Material

On April 2, 2015, Neue Galerie New York will open "Gustav Klimt and Adele Bloch-Bauer: The Woman in Gold," an intimate exhibition devoted to the close relationship that existed between the artist and one of his key subjects and patrons. The show will be on view through September 7, 2015.

Important International Loans Assembled for Monographic Exhibition; First American Show to Focus on Schiele and Portraiture

NEW YORK (June 27, 2014) -- On October 9, 2014, Neue Galerie New York will open "Egon Schiele: Portraits," a special exhibition devoted to portraiture created by the masterful Austrian artist Egon Schiele. This is the first exhibition at an American museum to focus exclusively on portraiture in Schiele's work. The show will be on view through April 20, 2015. This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Major Exhibition Contrasts Modern Masterpieces with Official Art of the Third Reich

NEW YORK (January 3, 2014) – On March 13, 2014 Galerie New York will open the exhibition "Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937." This will be the first major U.S. museum exhibition devoted to the infamous display of modern art by the Nazis since the 1991 presentation at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Exhibition Charts Birth of Abstraction, Evolution of Work that Extends Beyond Easel Painting

NEW YORK (August 2, 2013) – From October 3, 2013, to February 10, 2014, Neue Galerie New York will present Vasily Kandinsky: From Blaue Reiter to the Bauhaus, 1910-1925, an exhibition of masterworks that explores the development of Kandinsky’s art over a crucial period of time: from the Blaue Reiter period into the pure abstraction and total environments of his Bauhaus years.

This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Vasily Kandinsky: From Blaue Reiter to the Bauhaus, 1910-1925 is supported by a generous grant from A. Lange & Söhne.

First American Museum Retrospective Devoted to Major Viennese Artist and Designer Surveys Entire Decorative Arts Career

NEW YORK (March 27, 2013)—From May 23 to September 2, 2013, the Neue Galerie New York will present a monographic exhibition devoted to the Austrian artist, designer, and Wiener Werkstätte co-founder Koloman Moser (1868-1918).

Colorful Expressionist Works Exploring Themes of Primitivism and Modernity to Show in Tandem with Important Gift of Decorative Objects

NEW YORK (January 7, 2013) — From February 7 to April 22, 2013, the Neue Galerie New York will present "German Expressionism 1900-1930: Masterpieces from the Neue Galerie Collection," an exhibition of prized works that will examine themes of primitivism and modernity, two poles of Expressionism that artists employed to free themselves from the academic conventions of the nineteenth century.

Largest-Ever American Exhibition on Swiss Artist to Include Landscapes,
Self-Portraits, Symbolist Works, and Drawings

NEW YORK (June 11, 2012)–From September 20, 2012, to January 7, 2013, the Neue Galerie New York will present “Ferdinand Hodler: View to Infinity,” the largest American exhibition ever devoted to this major Swiss artist. The organizing curator for the Neue Galerie is Jill Lloyd, a distinguished scholar who has assembled several important shows for the museum, including “Van Gogh and Expressionism”. Hodler was admired by such Austrian artists as Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, whose work is essential to the Neue Galerie collection. The exhibition is co-organized by the Fondation Beyeler, Basel, where it will be on view from January 27 to May 26, 2013. The organizing curator for the Beyeler is Ulf Küster.

Exhibition Honors Artist with Display of Major Paintings, and Never-Before-Seen Photographs

NEW YORK (March 26, 2012) – Throughout 2012, Austria is celebrating the 150th birthday of Gustav Klimt with exhibitions devoted to his work.  Several Viennese museums, including the Albertina, the Belvedere, the Kunsthistorisches, the Leopold, and the Wien Museum, are honoring different aspects of Klimt’s extraordinary legacy. The Neue Galerie is joining in these celebrations with a special summer 2012 installation of his work.

Exhibition Focuses on Landscapes, Portaits and Still Lifes of Major Austrian Photographer, Alongside Works by his Important American Peers

NEW YORK (January, 19 2012)—From April 26 to August 27, 2012, the Neue Galerie New York will present “Heinrich Kuehn and His American Circle: Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Steichen,” an exhibition focusing on the luminous work of this important Austrian photographer. The organizing curator for the project is Dr. Monika Faber, a distinguished scholar of photography.