Paintings, sculpture, works on paper, and art installations from the mid– to late 20th century are showcased in the striking new museum which opened in 2009. The Brandhorst displays works by American artists Cy Twombley, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Alex Katz; the controversial British artist Damien Hirst; the German painter Sigmar Polke; and features an unusual collection of books illustrated by Picasso.