The MMK is one of the world’s most important museums of contemporary art. The city of Frankfurt has shown vision and an astute sense for art when it purchased the Karl Ströher collection that had previously resided in Darmstadt, thus laying the foundation for its own museum of Contemporary Art in the early 1980s. The core of the museum is made up by masterpieces from the 1960s by internationally renowned.
The Düsseldorf art collection that is impressively presented in the buildings K20, K21 and the Schmela-Haus has been fascinating art lovers and the interested public for generations. It was started almost half a century ago with the purchase of several paintings of the famous German painter Paul Klee and today is the home of many works of art from the periods of modernism over American pop art right up to.