Veranstaltung LIEBIEGHAUS LIVE im Garten © Städel Museum, Foto: Tetyana Lux

Enlarge image: Frau mit Maske betrachtet bunte Skulptur eines knieenden Kriegers mit Pfeil und Bogen in der Ausstellung im Liebieghaus

Gods in Color – Golden Edition: POLYCHROMY IN ANTIQUITY

30 January 2020 - 26 Septembre 2021
Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung

For more than fifteen years, the polychromy of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture has been fascinating the public worldwide. Some three million visitors have experienced the “Gods in Color” firsthand in the museums of cities such as Munich, Rome, Athens, Istanbul, Malibu and Copenhagen, Vienna, London, Mexico City and, most recently, San Francisco.

Starting on 30 January 2020, the Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung is opening a major expanded exhibition allowing a nuanced look at the phenomenon of statuary polychromy. Under the direction of Vinzenz Brinkmann, the head of the Liebieghaus antiquity collection, an international team of scientists have been researching statuary polychromy for some forty years.

The exhibition will present more than 100 objects from international museum collections and the Liebieghaus holdings, including more than 50 recent reconstructions but also some dating from the nineteenth century, as well as 22 prints.

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Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung
Schaumainkai 71
60596 Frankfurt

+49 (0)69 605098 200

U: 1-3, 8 (Schweizer Platz) Tram: 15, 16 (Otto-Hahn-Platz)
TUE – SUN 10 am – 6 pm
THUR 10 am – 9 pm

largely barrier-free

WC wheelchair accessible

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