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Günter Grass virtual gallery

Günter Grass Gallery in Gdańsk houses a collection of the Nobelist's 141 art pieces. The foundation of this collection was a gift from Grass to the City of Gdańsk in 2007 which included 51 graphics and 6 sculptures. In 2009 the Günter Grass Gallery in Gdańsk was established in order to store and present these works of art. To commemorate the opening Grass gave another gift to the City - this time 18 drawings.

The collection is regularly expanded: in 2013 the City of Gdańsk purchased the sculpture "The Hen" and the series of graphics printed in 2013 to celebrate the anniversary of the first edition of the novel "Dog Years" (51 prints). The Gallery's collection includes mainly graphics in the following techniques: lithography, etching, algraphy (altogether 52 lithographs, 1 algraphy, 51 etchings), drawings (made with charcoal, graphite, ink, sepia and sanguine), altogether 18 (including 1 two-sided piece), sculptures - bronzes (18 pieces, including 5 reliefs and 2 sculpture groups), 1 terracotta - altogether 19.

The works represent different periods of Grass's artistic development, constituting a wide range of techniques and styles practiced by the artist throughout the years.

 

Mobile app

„Virtual-city-tour for literature-fans“ - mobile app for the Günter Grass Galery in Gdansk. Download app from Google Play.



All My Quills / Alle meine Federn

author Günter Grass

date 2006

id number GGM/0064/2013

Among Fertile Mushrooms, relief / Zwischen fruchtbaren Pilzen

author Günter Grass

date 1982

id number GGM/0161/2015

A Portrait of Andersen / Porträt Andersen

author Günter Grass

date 2004

id number GGM00/0062/2013

Emptiness in Our Heads / Kahlschlag in unseren Köpfen

author Günter Grass

date n/a

id number GGM/0077/2013

Large Flounder Gripped II / Butt im Griff II – Großskulptur

author Günter Grass

date 1982

id number GGM/0153/2014

Toad En Face / Unke frontal

author Günter Grass

date 1992

id number GGM/0015/2009

Onions with a Knife / Zwiebeln mit Messer

author Günter Grass

date n/a

id number GGM/0096/2013

The Snow Queen II / Die Schneekönigin II

author Günter Grass

date 2004

id number GGM/0059/2013

The Princess and the Pea I / Prinzessin auf der Erbse I

author Günter Grass

date n/a

id number GGM/0081/2013

On November 11th / Am elften November

author Günter Grass

date 1981

id number GGM/0166/2015

An Owl with a Doll / Eule mit Puppe

author Günter Grass

date 1956

id number GGM/0001/2009

Step Further / Weiter Schritt

author Günter Grass

date n/a

id number GGM/0093/2013

Untitled (Dog Years) / Ohne Titel (Hundejahre)

author Günter Grass

date 2013

id number GGM/0109/2013

Emptiness in Our Heads / Kahlschlag in unseren Köpfen

author Günter Grass

date n/a

id number GGM/0076/2013

Untitled (Dog Years) / Ohne Titel (Hundejahre)

author Günter Grass

date 2013

id number GGM/0105/2013