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Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

Art academy
Art academy

Eiskellerstraße 1 (Altstadt)


1875 - 1879


Hermann Riffart

Building style:

Three-storeyed neo-renaissance building with distinct central and lateral projections

Interesting facts:

Important artists established the academy's fame

Peter v. Cornelius, 1st director
Wilhelm von Schadow (1826 - 1859)
Paul Klee
Joseph Beuys (1961 - 72)

Above the ground floor is a frieze with 62 names of important artists from all periods

Tip: Open day at the academy in the 2nd week of February


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