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  • “Art in Berlin: 1815–1989”

    High Museum of Art

    “Art in Berlin: 1815–1989,” curated by Gudmund Yigtel, managed to suggest the complexity of the interrelationship of history, politics, and art in Berlin, though without capturing in depth any single era. The first strand of the exhibition was the neoclassical work of Karl Friedrich Schinkel. The architect and draftsman was represented by two lithographs and by the 1811 painting Kathedrale (Cathedral), which shows his architectural ambitions as well as the oblique light, Romantic landscape, and shadowed foreground of much German painting of the period. Berlin cityscapes by Johann Heinrich Hintze,

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