Past exhibitions

Zu sehen ist: Bart zwischen Natur und Rasur.
© Gunter Rambow, 2015

Neues Museum
Beards - Between Nature and Razor

11.12.2015 to 03.07.2016

The image shows two Bathers at the Sea.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Kupferstichkabinett, Reinhard Saczewski

Alte Nationalgalerie
Blind Glances: Seeing and Unseeing in Menzel
A studio exhibition from the Kupferstichkabinnett in the Alte Nationalgalerie

08.12.2015 to 21.02.2016

Tafelbild des Apa Abraham
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, Markus Hilbich

ONE GOD - Abraham's Legacy on the Nile
Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Egypt from Antiquity until the Middle Ages

01.12.2015 to 31.12.2016

On view is: Markus Lüpertz, untitled, 2015 (drawings of Apollo, Ludwig Münstermann, 1615/16); Venus und Amor, South of the Netherlands, 2. half of the 16. century
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015; Foto: Andrea Stappert

Nothing new. Abstraction still pending. Markus Lüpertz at the Bode-Museum

06.11.2015 to 20.03.2016

The image shows a street scene with a carpet dealer.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / Bernd Kuhnert

How Islamic art came to Berlin
The Museum director and collector Friedrich Sarre

23.10.2015 to 24.01.2016

On view is: Orpheus with his lyre (lyra), seated on a rock, surrounded by a pig, a stork (?), a wolf, a duck (?), a dog, a marten (?), a lion, and a hare, 209-211 AD
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Münzkabinett

Thrace 3.0. Coinage in the land of Orpheus

16.10.2015 to 15.10.2016

On view are the West and East Pediments from the Temple of Aphaia on Aegina with Bertel Thorvaldsen's classically restored sections.
© Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek München / Foto: Renate Kühling

Altes Museum
The Struggle for Troy
The Munich Aegina Sculptures with Thorvaldsen's restorations

30.09.2015 to 16.05.2016

On view is: Gleb Bas, König / Nahoko, oil and enamel on canvas (2014).
© Gleb Bas

Neues Museum
Changing Identities

30.09.2015 to 10.01.2016

Zu sehen ist von Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865 – 1926), Verdächtiges Geräusch, 37 x 53 cm, Öl auf Leinwand
© Privatbesitz

Alte Nationalgalerie
Kuhnert Among Lions
Celebrating Wilhelm Kuhnert 150 Years after His Birth

18.09.2015 to 06.12.2015

Wort-Bild-Marke zur Austellung "Sammlerglück. Meisterwerke der Sammlung Marks-Thomée"
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

The Fortunate Collector: Masterpieces from the Marks-Thomée Collection

17.07.2015 to 15.11.2015

The Afghan artist Aatifi is exhibiting large-scale paintings and prints in an extensive solo exhibition. His art is rooted in Islamic calligraphy, but the finished work is abstract and transcends text. Aatifi has lived and worked in Germany since 1995.
© Archiv Aatifi, Foto Wolfgang Holm

Aatifi - News from Afghanistan
Painting, Works on Paper, and Video

03.07.2015 to 18.10.2015

On view is: Ceremonial knife handle made of ivory; the front side of the handle bears a depiction of two lions and a mythical creature, ca. 3350 BC.
© Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, photo: Sandra Steiß

Neues Museum
Egypt's Emergence into History

18.06.2015 to 16.11.2015

On view is the Word-picture-brand of the exhibition.

Alte Nationalgalerie
Impressionism - Expressionism. Art at a Turning Point

22.05.2015 to 20.09.2015

Zu sehen ist: Moghuldame mit Dienerinnen beim Picknick im Haremsgarten, Indien, Ende 17. Jahrhundert, Deckfarben und Gold auf Papier.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst

Picnic in the Park. Gardens in Islamic Miniature Painting

20.03.2015 to 21.06.2015

The image shows the image brand to the exhibition "The Missing Museum. The Berlin Sculpture and Paintings Collections 70 Years After World War II"
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

The Lost Museum
The Berlin Sculpture and Paintings Collections 70 Years After World War II

19.03.2015 to 27.09.2015

Zu sehen ist ein Gemälde: Gottfried Lindauer, Huria Matenga Ngarongoa (Julia Martin), 1874, 67,5 x 56 cm, Öl auf Leinwand.
© Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Geschenk von H. E. Partridge, 1915

Alte Nationalgalerie
Gottfried Lindauer. The Māori Portraits

20.11.2014 to 12.04.2015

On view is the Mannheimer Hochaltar from Johann Paul Egell and Red Mannheim I from Mark Alexander at the Barock-Saal in the Bode-Museum.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; Foto: Fabian Fröhlich

Mark Alexander. Red and White Mannheim

29.10.2014 to 15.02.2015

The photo shows a chancel barrier from Asia minor, 10th/11th c.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst/ Antje Voigt

Theodor Wiegand and Byzantine Art

17.10.2014 to 18.01.2015

The work with watercolour over pencil on paper from Adolph Menzel "Morgue at Königinhof" shows three fallen soldiers in a Barn at 21 July 1866.
© Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Alte Nationalgalerie
Menzel's Soldiers. Images of War

14.10.2014 to 18.01.2015

The photo shows the first installation of the Mshatta Facade in the Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum (now Bode-Museum) in 1904. Its presentation in a low-ceilinged ground-floor gallery was a compromise. The spectacular new accession sparked the establishment of a 'Persian and Islamic Department’: the first museum department of its kind in Europe.
© Zentralarchiv, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Mshatta in focus
The Jordanian desert palace in historical photographs

03.10.2014 to 15.03.2015

Das Foto zeigt einen Schulterkragen der Amanishakheto, 1. Jh. v. Chr., Sudan, Meroe, Pyramide N6.

Neues Museum
Daily Life - Luxury - Protection
Jewellery in Ancient Egypt

27.09.2014 to 31.05.2015

The engraved coin shows two rows of canons fighting each other. In the back you see the factory of the big guns.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Münzkabinett / Reinhard Saczewski

I Gave Gold for Iron. The Great War through the Medium of the Medal

21.03.2014 to 30.09.2015