The British view: 200 objects and works of art outline 600 years of German history, including top-class museum pieces such as Albrecht Dürer’s Rhinocerus from 1515, the highest level of goldsmith’s art, for example, the astrolabe by Johann Anton Linden from 1596, Napoleon’s hat from 1815, Ernst Barlach’s famous Schwebender, or obscure works such as a neoprene suit, which was worn on an abortive escape attempt from the former GDR via the Baltic Sea. The British Museum exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin.
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