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1908: Sunset

Gabriele Münter: Sunset over Staffelsee (c. 1908)

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1881: By the Sea

Max Klinger: By the Sea – Plate II from Intermezzos, Opus IV (1881) (source)

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1889: On the Banks

Hans Thoma: On the Banks of the River Main (1889)

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1900: Versions

     Hans Thoma: Wondrous Birds (1892) W. W. Denslow: Illustration from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)

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40,000 ya: Löwenmensch

Discovered in 1939, the Löwenmensch (“lion-human”) is an ivory figurine carved from a mammoth’s tusk. It is the oldest-known zoomorphic (animal-shaped) sculpture in the world, as well as the oldest-known example of figurative art. Historically, there has been some debate over … Continue reading

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2016: All Roads

“Now that we had our 486,713 starting points we needed to find out how we could reach Rome. For this we created an algorithm that calculated one route for every trip. The more often a specific single street segment was … Continue reading

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1927: Dancing on the Bauhaus Roof

T. Lux Feininger: [Charleston on the Bauhaus Roof] (1927); the dancer is Xanti Schawinsky and Clemens Röseler is playing the banjo.

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