Tourist Attraction in Munich: Akademie der Bildenden Künste München
The Academy of Fine Arts in Munich (Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Munchen) is located in the district of Maxvorstadt is considered one of the oldest and most prestigious in Germany. It was founded in 1807 by King Maximilian I of Bavaria as a real academy of fine arts. In addition to a training site, it was also the site of the first generations of landscape painters (Max Josef Wagenbauer, Joseph Wenglein, Johann Jakob Dorner der Jüngere, Simon Warnberger, Franz Xaver von Meixner) were stylistically the forerunners of the best-known painters in Munich developed subsequently. The Venetian neo-Renaissance style building was built in 1875 by Gottfried von Neureuther. In 2005, a new deconstructivist building was built by Coop Himmelb.