The Neue Pinakothek 's focus is European Art of the 18th and 19th century and is one of the most important museums of art of the nineteenth century in the world. Together with the Alte Pinakothek and the Pinakothek der Moderne it is part of Munich's "Kunstareal" (the "art area").
The exhibition encompasses focus paintings of the late 18th Century, the entire 19th Century and the beginning of the 20th Century. Summerized the exhibition shows art from the era of Enlightenment to the dawn of modernity. But other important eras such as Art Nouveau, Romanticism or Impressionism are also exhibited in the New Pinakothek.
The museum was founded by the former King Ludwig I of Bavaria in 1853. The original building constructed by Friedrich von Gärtner and August von Voit was destroyed during World War II. The ruin of the Neue Pinakothek was demolished in 1949.
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