Knäpper Gallery  クナッパーギャラリー

After Knäpper renovated the manor house into a comfortable family home, he turned the former rice storage room in the gate house into a show-room decorating with his pieces.
(photo taken around 1980)

Gerd Knapper Daigo show room

Gerd Knapper building of the Daigo galleryOwning a gallery of his own within the estate had always been his dream, so he redecorated the other side of the gate room, where his past students used to stay in, and opened a gallery in May 2007.
An opening cerem
ony was held in the estate with over 200 guests including then German consulate-general and his wife, 
Mr&Mrs Mayor of Ibaraki-prefecture, the mayor of the town and other prominent guests from all over Japan.


Gerd Knapper Daigo Gallery opening ceremonyGerd Knapper Daigo house decorated flowers
The gate house decorated with flowers sent by friends congratulating the opening of the gallery
Gerd Knapper Daigo Gallery Interior view

The gallery - interior views

Gerd Knapper Daigo Gallery Interior view

Gerd Knapper logo