Art treasures of the Berlin State museums.
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Art treasures of the Berlin State museums.

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Published by H. N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English


  • Art museums -- Berlin (Germany)

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Edition Notes

StatementIntrod. by John Russell. Text by the curatorial staff
ContributionsRussell, John, 1919-
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p.
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14622167M
LC Control Number64011573

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The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin constitutes an encyclopaedic museum that aims to preserve, research, and display art treasures and cultural artefacts. In the heart of Berlin, there lies a little island in the middle of the Spree river. On it are five world-renowned museums that make up Museum Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Each of the museums, built between and , are home to art exhibitions. These museums depict the evolution of museum design as each of the museums were built and its collections of artifacts and art . Get this from a library! Manichaean art in Berlin collections: a comprehensive catalogue of Manichaean artifacts belonging to the Berlin State Museums of the Prussian Cultural Foundation, Museum of Indian Art, and the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, deposited in the Berlin State Library of the Prussian Cultural Foundation. [Zsuzsanna Gulácsi;]. The Berlin State Museums (German: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin) are a group of institutions in Berlin, Germany, comprising seventeen museums in five clusters, several research institutes, libraries, and supporting are overseen by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation and funded by the German federal government in collaboration with Germany's federal states.

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