euroArt: Faaborg


A complete art experience since 1915.
Faaborg Museum is a Gesamtkunstwerk featuring painting, sculpture, architecture, and furniture design – and the overall interactive result is extraordinary. The stunning building boasts magnificent mosaic floors, impressive walls in striking colours, columns, and a multitude of corridors and rooms. Altogether a complete experience sure to kindle your fascination. This goes for the history of the museum, too, which is anything but ordinary.

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euroArt: Castle Grötzingen


The history of the Grötzingen artists’ colony began in 1889 with the purchase of a summer house by Friedrich Kallmorgen. A short time later animal painter Otto Fikentscher bought the Augustenburg, a castle formerly belonging to the margraves of Baden, and took up residence there with his wife Jenny. Other Karlsruhe painters – Gustav Kampmann, Franz Hein and Karl Biese – soon joined them with their families. The Grötzingen painters maintained artistic ties to nearby Karlsruhe, at that time the residence of the rulers of Baden, and were among the founding members of the Karlsruher Künstlerbund (Association of Karlsruhe Artists), a secessionist group founded in 1896.

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euroArt: Bernhard Hoetger - Bonze des Humors, Worpswede © Gabi Anna Müller


“Worpswede, Worpswede . . . it is a wonderland!", Paula Becker wrote in her diary in 1897 and the poet Rainer Maria Rilke enthused about a "sky of indescribable variability and grandeur”. To the present day artists and visitors interested in art and culture are captivated by the charm of Worpswede and its sandy hill - the "Weyerberg". Birch trees line the streets into the village, situated 25 km north-east of Bremen, in the midst of the expansive, picturesque “Teufelsmoor” [Devil's Moor] with river Hamme and its lowlands.

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