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“From Beckmann to Warhol. 20th and 21st century art. The Bayer Collection.” This was the title of an exhibition in Berlin’s Gropius-Bau from March 22 to June 9, 2013. Some 240 works by 89 artists were on display,  50,000 people with an interest in art had the opportunity to see it.

Bayer Exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin

To mark the company's 150th anniversary in 2013, Bayer AG showed the most important works from its own art collection in the German capital. The exhibition “From Beckmann to Warhol – Art of the 20th and 21st centuries – the Bayer Collection” in the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin featured works by major artists, including Gerhard Richter, Max Beckmann, Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso. With 240 key pieces selected from the 2,000 works in the Bayer Collection, the exhibition showcased the work of a total of 89 artists.

From March 22 to June 9, 2013, people with an interest in art had the opportunity to see one of Germany's largest and most traditional corporate collections on display in Berlin, and learned the story behind it. Putting the Bayer Collection on show has just been one of the many ways the company is marking its anniversary worldwide.

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