Tag Archives: Germany

1936: Expectation

Richard Oelze: Expectation (1935-36)

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1976: City

Thomas Bayrle: The City (1976) [detail]; here is the whole thing:

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1858: The Austria

Josef Püttner: Sinking of the Emigrant Ship “Austria” on 13th September 1858 (1858)

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1924: Queen of the Clouds

Otto Kuhler: Queen of the Clouds (1924)

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15 mya: Oecophylla

    Up to hundreds of weaver ants…line up side by side in militarily precise rows. They grip the edge of one leaf with the claws and pads of their hindlegs and the edge of the other with their jaws and … Continue reading

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1945: With These Blows of My Hammer

On September 14, 1945, trade unionist Paul Bebert, a former concentration camp prisoner, destroyed the swastikas that Nazis has affixed to union offices in Hamburg. He read this statement to the crowd: With these blows of my hammer I will … Continue reading

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1907: Iron and Steel

Eugen Bracht: Hoesch Iron and Steel Works, Dortmund (1907)

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