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Hans Thoma: Wondrous Birds (1892) W. W. Denslow: Illustration from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)
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
“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
T. Lux Feininger: [Charleston on the Bauhaus Roof] (1927); the dancer is Xanti Schawinsky and Clemens Röseler is playing the banjo.
Flashbak says this: “The hocus-pocus magic of papier-mache masks brought Hollywood and German movie stars together in Berlin for a few hours of make-believe, Feb. 14, 1950. The skillful hands of Peter Ludwig plus members of Berlin’s artist colony and … Continue reading
Gerhard Richter: Sea (1972)
Nazi Propaganda Poster (1944)