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Selected painting models of Nefertiti over the years. Front left: the first version by Tina Haim from the 1920s. Back right: the latest version from 2015.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gipsformerei / Photo: Achim Kleuker, 2015

Latest issue published of periodical on archaeometry, technical analysis, and conservation science in Berlin


Zu sehen ist: Big Maple Leaf, Vorderseite, © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Münzkabinett; Foto: Reinhard
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Münzkabinett; Foto: Reinhard Saczewski

Theft in the Bode-Museum: Director-General Eissenhauer hopes that the precious coin can be returned


Keynote by Luis Camnitzer, video still, The Idea of the Global Museum
© Hamburger Bahnhof, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Video documentation of the conference "The Idea of the Global Museum"


View of the catalogue, volume 1 (left) and catalogue 2 (right)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie

The Art of Painting in the 19th Century. The Nationalgalerie Collection


On view is: Foreigners board a transfer steamer for departure.
© DOI / NPS / Statue of Liberty NM and Ellis Island, New York / Foto: Augustus Sherman

Motion Detector No. 7: Ellis Island – Island of Hope, Island of Tears


On view are: Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017 nominated artists: Iman Issa, Agnieszka Polska, Sol Calero, Jumana Manna (left to right)
© Photo: David von Becker

Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017: Sol Calero, Iman Issa, Jumana Manna und Agnieszka Polska have been nominated


On view is a glimpse of the 2017 ITB Berlin: two SMB staff members on hand to assist visitors, shown with the mobile Nefertiti.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin at the 2017 ITB in Berlin


Skulptur „Liegender Löwe“ von August Gaul, 1903, Alte Nationalgalerie, Inv.-Nr. B I 658; von der SPK 2015 an die Erben von Felicia Lachmann-Mosse zurückgegeben
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Provenance research project on the art collection of Mosse


On view is the cover of the reader "Die Teheran Moderne"
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Photo: Bijan Zohdi

Nationalgalerie releases guide to modern Iranian art


Unknown artist, Portrait of Yang Maolin, ca. 1600. Hanging scroll (Detail) © Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
© Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

Special exhibition by the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin for the German-Chinese Cultural Programme 2017


On view is: Lucas Cranach the Younger and Pancratius Kempff, Difference Between the True Religion of Christ and the False Idolatrous Teaching of the Antichrist in its Principal Features / Protestantism and Catholicism, 1546
© bpk / Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Jörg P. Anders

Virtual Exhibition “Renaissance and Reformation: German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach” in Google Arts and Culture