Neue Nationalgalerie

Neue Nationalgalerie

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Potsdammer Str. 50, Berlin, 10785

Just behind Potsdamer Platz—and anchoring the jagged golden twins that are the Philharmonic and the city library—sits the starkly modern glass cube of the New National Gallery, designed in the 1960s by Mies van der Rohe. The building (Mies’s sole museum design) showcases 20th-century art from Germany and beyond: the permanent collection includes works by native sons Otto Dix, Max Beckmann, and Max Ernst as well as Picasso and Dalí. Temporary exhibits are displayed on the museum’s expansive lower level; increasingly, these are big-name shows featuring headliners like Giacometti or Just behind Potsdamer Platz—and anchoring the jagged golden twins that are the Philharmonic and the city library—sits the starkly modern glass cube of the New National Gallery, designed in the 1960s by Mies van der Rohe. The building (Mies’s sole museum design) showcases 20th-century art from Germany and beyond: the permanent collection includes works by native sons Otto Dix, Max Beckmann, and Max Ernst as well as Picasso and Dalí. Temporary exhibits are displayed on the museum’s expansive lower level; increasingly, these are big-name shows featuring headliners like Giacometti or Andy Warhol, or 2007’s New York–based “MoMA in Berlin.”

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