Tag: Europe

Artist colony in miniature

Muenter House and its garden, Murnau am Staffelsee (in English: "Murnau at Staffel Lake"), Bavaria, Germany Some background information: On 21st August 1909, the German painter Gabriele Muenter bought this little property in the Kottmuellerallee in Murnau am Staffelsee. At that time Muenter was betrothed with the more famous Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, who, in…

Queen Sofía Museum.

The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) is the official name of Spain’s national museum of 20th century art (informally shortened to the Museo Reina Sofía, Queen Sofia Museum, El Reina Sofia, or simply The Sofia). The museum was officially inaugurated on September 10, 1992 and is named for Queen Sofia of Spain.…