From the museum website, 22 January 2009
Within the context of the current North Rhine-Westphalian year of graphic art, Museum Kunst Palast will be presenting 365 selected drawings by over 300 artists of the 15th to 20th century from the collections of the museum and the Düsseldorf Academy of Art. The exhibition draws attention to the corpus of Italian drawings of international acclaim held by the Düsseldorf museum. Further, the exhibition comprises works on paper by artists of the Düsseldorf School of Painting, Expressionist works and those by the group “Junges Rheinland”, as well as contemporary works from the art metropolis Düsseldorf. Amongst others, the show includes drawings by Andreas Achenbach, Max Beckmann, Joseph Beuys, Lorenzo di Credi, Gustave Klimt, Käthe Kollwitz, Raffael and Rosemarie Trockel.