05 juin 2011

Baroque silver (2) @ Nagel Auktionen

A silvergilt footed beaker and cover to match, Leipzig, dated 1695. Maker's mark: Peter Tripto. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 17,5 cm. 257g. - Very minor restoration, minor dents and minor wear. Estimate 3400 € A silvergilt beaker, Augsburg, 1747/49. Johann III Mittnacht. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 4,3 cm. C. 49g. - Minor wear. Estimate 2000 € A German silvergilt tankard, 17th/18th ct. Flensburg, Augsburg and St. Petersburg import marks. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 16,3 cm. 543g. - Restorations, additions, minor... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2010

German Foreign Minister: Nefertiti Bust Should Stay in Berlin

The Nefertiti bust at New Museum in Berlin, Germany. EPA/RAINER JENSEN CAIRO (AP).- Germany's foreign minister says the 3,300-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti that has been in a Berlin museum for decades is in Germany legally and could break if moved to Egypt. Egypt's antiquities chief had said he will formally demand the return of the bust of the 14th century B.C. monarch because it was taken out of Egypt with fraudulent documents in the early 20th century. German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Saturday the case is... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2010

«Focus Japan» @ Only Photography, Berlin

The exhibition starts with an overview of the gallery's collection. ©Only Photography BERLIN.- «Focus Japan» is Only Photography's first exhibition about Japanese Photography this year. The exhibition starts with an overview of the gallery's collection. Alongside watercoloured Albumines from the 19th century, at that time mainly produced for travellers from the West, the exhibition shows samples from the sixities and seventies, two important decades for Japanese Photography, as well as some works of the younger generation.... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2010

Visconti by Horst P. Horst

Visconti by Horst P. Horst (Courtesy H.P. Horst, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin)
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03 janvier 2010

Masterpieces of Neues Museum, Berlin

The bust of Nefertiti - Nordkuppelsaal. Neues Museum, Berlin. Armoured cavalryman. Silver, from the hacksilver find at the Lisów mill, formally Leissow, (Lisów, Lubusz Voivodeship, Poland), 10th century AD. Museum of Prehistory and Early History / SMB. Neues Museum, Berlin. Photo: Claudia Plamp Berlin Green Head. Late Period, 30th Dynasty, around 350 BC. Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection / SMB. Neues Museum, Berlin. Photo: Margarete Büsing Golden ceremonial hat with circular ornamentation, gold sheet,... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2009

Egypt Antiquities Chief Zahi Hawass to Demand Nefertiti Bust

The 3,300-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti is seen at the Neues Museum. AP Photo/Markus Schreiber CAIRO (AP).- Egypt's antiquities chief said Sunday he will formally demand the return of the 3,300-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti from a Berlin museum after confirming it was sneaked out of Cairo through fraudulent documents. Zahi Hawass, the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, has been aggressively campaigning to reclaim treasures that he says were stolen from Egypt and purchased by some of the world's leading... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2009

"Romy Schneider. Wien – Berlin – Paris" @ the Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin

Boccace 70 (Boccaccio '70) de Luchino Visconti : Pupé (Il Lavoro) BERLIN.- The exhibition “Romy Schneider. Wien – Berlin – Paris,” which the Museum für Film und Fernsehen will present beginning on December 5th, documents the varied and wideranging career of Romy Schneider, who no longer wanted to be “Sissi” at the end of the 1950s and was celebrated as a star of French cinema in the 1970s. Romy Schneider publicly bemoaned her roles in Germany and went to Paris to play women who did justice to her acting abilities and her... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2009

Nefertiti Bust Moved to Berlin's Restored Neues Museum

Image of bust taken at the Old Museum, Berlin, Germany. Reprinted, with permission, from State Museums of Berlin, Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, Berlin, Germany; inventory no. 21300; Photo: EFE/Stephanie Pilick BERLIN (AP).- A famous 3,300-year-old bust of the Egyptian queen Nefertiti has been moved to its new permanent home at Berlin's restored Neues Museum. The city's museum authority says in a statement that officials moved Nefertiti "with the greatest care" on Sunday from the adjacent Altes Museum, her... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2009

The Smallery, Berlin

Berlin, Germany - From the beginning of August Germany’s largest city will be the home to what is probably the smallest gallery in the country. The Smallery. Behind the project is PULK Berlin. The Smallery itself is a small, purpose-built garden shed. The exhibition manages to fit 24 pieces into an exhibition space less than 1.5 m2 in size. The pieces are contributed by internationally successful illustrators from New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Vegby (Sweden), Hamburg, Munich and, of course, Berlin. The pieces... [Lire la suite]