Von der Schönheit der Präzision: Faszination Buchkunst und Grafik mit der Liberna Collection

The beauty of precision: fascination books and graphical art featuring the Liberna collection Exhibition: 13 October 2012 - 6 January 2013

This exhibition presents an impressive private collection: the Liberna collection. This collection, founded by Bernard Brenninkmeijer (1893–1976), features precious manuscripts, but above all early printed books and high-quality prints and drawings, particularly from the 15th to 17th centuries. Highlights include illuminated books of hours, rare editions of icunables, magnificent volumes, prints by Albrecht Dürer and Rembrandt and drawings by artists such as Guercino and Anthony van Dyck

The exhibition shows a choice of ca. 100 works in a dialogue with loans from Berlin, Kassel, Cologne, Munich and Vienna.

Publication

Von der Schönheit der Präzision: Faszination Buchkunst und Grafik mit der Liberna Collection
With contributions by Gregory T. Clark, Tilman Falk, Thera Folmer-von Oven, Alfred Geibig, Kerstin Grein, Ursula Härting, Christopher de Hamel, Béatrice Hernad, Erik Hinterding, Rudolf Hopfner, Gerard Jaspers, Eberhard König, Anne Korteweg, Britta Kusch-Arnhold, Iris Mentrup, Ulrike Middendorf, Jan Mokre, Ruth Rasche, Jaco Rutgers, Ulrich Schädler, Peter Schatborn, Peter Schimkat, Bernhard Schnackenburg, Virginie Spenlé, Dagmar Täube, Maria Theisen, Marieke van Delft, Peter van der Krogt, Erik Walsmit, Uwe Westfehling and Sarah Zabel
392 pp., Softcover
Hamm (Draiflessen Collection) 2012
ISBN 978-3-942359-07-8 (Deutsch)
ISBN 978-3-942359-08-5 (English)
ISBN 978-3-942359-09-2 (Nederlands)