Trailer: Near Life The Gipsformerei. 200 Years of Casting Plaster


With Near Life: The Gipsformerei — 200 Years of Casting Plaster the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin celebrate the 200th anniversary of the foundation of their oldest institution. Since 1819 the Gipsformerei has relied on time-honoured handcraft traditions to turn out casts of signature sculptures, ranging in date of origin from prehistory and early history to the twentieth century. The special exhibiton emphatically places centre stage the casting technique as an approximation to life practised by sculptors since ancient times.

Video: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Boros