Edwin Scharff is the most famous native of Neu-Ulm. This distinguished sculptor of the ХХ century was involved in numerous projects, performed a number of orders for individual persons and the state, he taught a theory of art in the University of Berlin and then in Hamburg.
Many works of Edwin Scharff decorate various cities of Germany, in particular, the sculpture "Three men in a boat" in Hamburg, the "War Horse" in Dusseldorf, the "Monument to the Fallen" in his native Neu-Ulm on the Danube Island (Insel). A museum was opened in Neu-Ulm in 1999, which contains Scharff’s famous works, not only sculptures, but also paintings, drawings, medals, sketches. The works in Cubism and Avant-garde style mostly date back to 1920-1930s, it was his most productive creative period. The courtyard of the museum is decorated with giant sculptures of a boy and a girl.