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Micro-X-ray fluorescence analysis (µ-RFA) of Emil Nolde’s painting Sonnenblumen (1926) showing the mapping of measurement points (left). µ-RFA spectrum of measurement point X01 with measurement photograph (right).
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Rathgen-Forschungslabor

Rathgen-Forschungslabor Supports NDR Investigation: Art Thriller Surrounding Emil Nolde’s Sonnenblumen


Christmas decorations
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Ute Franz-Scarciglia

Christmas Time at the MEK


Key Visual of the exhibition "Lives of Images"
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

On the Back of Art: An Exhibition about Provenance


Wiki goes MEK 2.0
© Ansgar Wernst

Wiki goes MEK 2.0


Book Sale, on 1 / 2 December 2018, at the Kulturforum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Book Sale, on 1 / 2 December 2018, at the Kulturforum


Papyrus from ancient Egypt with the Story of Sinuhe (detail)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung / Sandra Steiß

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) receives additional funding of 3.3 million euros


The Wedding
© MAViBLAU/Eva Feuchter

THE WEDDING / Die Hochzeit / düğün. A german-turkish Theater-Production


Siebenarmiger Wandleuchter, Bronze, vergoldet, Manufaktur Werner & Neffen, Berlin, um 1820/25
© Michael Holz Studio

New acquisition for the Kunstgewerbemuseum: Seven-flamed wall sconce from 1820/25


Gabriel Montua, neuer Sammlungskurator im Museum Berggruen, Nationalgalerie.
© Charlotte Jansen

New curator for the collection at the Museum Berggruen


FLYING STEPS & OSGEMEOS Stage Mussorgskys "Bilder einer Ausstellung" Live at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin
© Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Photo: Koone

FLYING STEPS & OSGEMEOS Stage Bilder einer Ausstellung Live at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin


Traditionelles fidschianisches Doppelrumpf-Segelboot im Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich, aktuell zu sehen im National Maritime Museum in London
© National Maritime Museum, London

Double-Hulled Sailing Boat from the South Pacific for the Junior Areas of the Ethnologisches Museum at the Humboldt Forum


Lucia Robe, Sweden, ca. 2010 and Lucia Crown, Sweden, 1970s
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug. Gestaltung: SmitH

Motion Detector Nr. 10: Who’s (Not) Allowed to Be Lucia?