Today we were able to greet the 100,000 visitor to the 'Renaissance Faces' exhibition in Berlin's Bode Museum. Christina Haak, Deputy Director General of the National Museums in Berlin, and Julien Chapuis, head of the Sculpture Collection, joined the curators of the exhibition in presenting the surprised visitor with a bouquet of flowers and an exhibition catalogue. The visitor was then treated to an exclusive tour through the show by one of its curators.
Carolin Bartsch, a 28 year-old special needs teacher had travelled from Brandenburg to see the show with her brother, Felix Klötzke.
Since its opening, just six weeks ago, the exhibition has attracted crowds of overwhelming numbers. Not only has there been great demand to see the exhibition itself, but the catalogue has also been flying off the shelves, with around 14,000 sold copies so far already, making it a run-away success.
The exhibition, on show at the Bode Museum on the Museum Island Berlin, runs until 20 November 2011.