Monday, December 28

Berlin Metropolis: 1918-1933

Ludwig Meidner's I and the City (1913) is part of Neue Galerie.
"New York has just added another outstanding museum exhibition to its autumn roster, this one at the Neue Galerie. 'Berlin Metropolis: 1918-1933' is an ambitious effort in a limited setting that successfully combines historical sweep, clockwork organization and an egalitarian approach to mediums. Its nearly 350 pieces — expertly shoehorned into six themed spaces — cover the cultural ferment of the fragile Weimar Republic, as it came to be known, which was sandwiched between the end of World War I and the onset of the Third Reich and was Germany’s first attempt at full democracy. ..."
NY Times: Hope and Dread Are Infused in ‘Berlin Metropolis’
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