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Press images

To aid current press coverage on the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and our exhibitions, we provide a selection of images, available for free. Please use the specified caption and credit line for every image. Images cannot be passed on for use by third parties.

For any other form of use (for advertising or commercial purposes or in scholarly publications) please contact the photo agency bpk, the Berlin picture agency dedicated to art, culture, and history. For further information concerning the copyright please contact 

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Using the checkboxes that appear when you click on the press images, you can select the images you want and then download them in a ZIP folder by clicking on the button ‘download selected images’. The corresponding captions and credit lines are automatically added to this ZIP folder in the form of a PDF file. Depending on the speed of your Internet connection, the download may take some time. All press images relating to an exhibition presented by the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin should be removed from all online media within four weeks after the exhibition ends.

Current press images

18.09.2020
Alte Nationalgalerie | Decadence and dark dreams. Belgian Symbolism | 18.9.2020 – 17.1.2021
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06.09.2020
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Magical Soup. Media Art from the collection of the Nationalgalerie, Friedrich Christian Flick Collection and loans | 6.9.2020 – 3.1.2021
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23.08.2020
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Michael Schmidt – Retrospective. Photographs 1965—2014 | 23.8.2020 – 17.1.2021
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08.08.2020
Gemäldegalerie | Between Cosmos and Pathos. Berlin Works from Aby Warburg's Mnemosyne Atlas | 8.8. – 1.11.2020
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30.06.2020
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Rauf auf die Insel! Sommerprogramm der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin | 30.6. – 9.8.2020
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30.06.2020
Kupferstichkabinett in the Gemäldegalerie | I take comfort in the Love of Art. Paul J. Kristeller between Berlin and Italy | 30.6. – 11.10.2020
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<p><strong>Tim Mitchell</strong>, Clothing Recycled, 2005 © Tim Mitchell and Lucy Norris</p>

27.06.2020
Museum Europäischer Kulturen | Fast Fashion. The dark side of fashion | 27.6.2020 – 31.1.2021
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<p><strong>Alexandru Ciubotariu</strong> (no title and year), Romania © Alexandru Ciubotariu</p>

27.06.2020
Museum Europäischer Kulturen | comiXconnection | 27.6.2020 – 30.5.2021
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<p><strong>Verena von Gagern</strong>, Barbara, 1978, Gelatin silver print, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, © Verena von Gagern</p>

25.06.2020
Museum für Fotografie | FOTOGRAFIE. Wolfgang Schulz and the Photo Scene around 1980 | postponed due to technical defect
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25.06.2020
Helmut Newton Stiftung im Museum für Fotografie | Body Performance | 25.6. – 20.9.2020
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19.06.2020
Kunstbibliothek | Trade:Mark. Stankowski + Duschek Graphic Design Studio | 19.6. – 16.8.2020
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19.06.2020
Neues Museum | Photographic Memories. Nubia around 1900 | 19.6. – 30.8.2020
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19.06.2020
Kupferstichkabinett | Raphael in Berlin. Masterpieces from the Kupferstichkabinett | 19.6. – 23.8.2020
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19.06.2020
Neues Museum | Berlin's Largest Excavation. Research Area Biesdorf | 19.6.2020 – 4.1.2021
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14.06.2020
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | To Whom It May Concern. Schenkung Paul Maenz | extend until 5.7.2020
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14.06.2020
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Time for Fragments. Works from the Marx Collection | until 4.10.2020
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<p>„Katharina Grosse. It Wasn’t Us“, exhibition view Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 2020 / Courtesy KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, London, Tokyo / Gagosian / Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Wien © Katharina Grosse / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020 / Photo: Jens Ziehe</p>

14.06.2020
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Katharina Grosse. It Wasn't Us | 14.6.2020 – 10.1.2021
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12.05.2020
Kulturforum | Pop on Paper. From Warhol to Lichtenstein | 12.5. – 16.8.2020
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12.05.2020
Gemäldegalerie | Anthony Caro. The Last Judgement Sculpture | extended until 1.11.2020
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12.05.2020
Altes Museum | Tough types. Portraits of Ancient Greeks | until 27.9.2020
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12.05.2020
Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama | PERGAMON. Masterpieces from the Ancient Metropolis with a 360° Panorama by Yadegar Asisi | until further notice
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06.04.2020
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | On the 500th anniversary of his death: Publication on the lost Raphael Tapestries of the Bode-Museum
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08.03.2020
Alte Nationalgalerie | Jenny Holzers „Men don’t protect you anymore“ im Kolonnadenhof der Museumsinsel Berlin
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21.06.2019
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | "Statue of Liberty" by Elmgreen & Dragset in the courtyard
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01.01.2019
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Museum buildings and institutions
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