This dazzling collection of late-19th and early-20th-century German Impressionist and Expressionist art reopened in 2013 after a complete refurbishment and with the addition of a new gallery wing. Lenbachhaus is an Italianate villa built by the painter Franz von Lenbach between 1887 and 1891 to serve as his residence and atelier. It houses an outstanding collection of works by the Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) school of artists working in Munich before World War I. Bold colors and abstract forms characterize the work of the artists represented, including Wasily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Franz Marc, and Gabriele Münter. Exhibitions or contemporary work are held in the new wing and in the adjacent Kunstbau.