Netherlands, Utrecht

Art in Germany From the Middle Ages to the 20th Century

when 1 August 2016 - 12 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1260

A special focus will be given to the "Art of the two Germanys" between 1945 and 1989. We shall explore Germany?s vibrant art history by focusing in depth on works by artists like Martin Schongauer and Albrecht D?rer, Caspar David Friedrich, Karl Friedrich Schinkel and Adolph Menzel, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Otto Dix, Joseph Beuys and Anselm Kiefer.

Visits include the following museums and galleries in Berlin: the Deutsche Historische Museum, the Gem?ldegalerie, the Museum of Photography, the Br?cke Museum, the Nationalgalleries, and the Hamburger Bahnhof Museum.

Course leader

Dr. Matthias Vollmer

Target group

In principle, the course is open to all students regardless of their field of study, but in the first place it addresses art history students. An elementary knowledge of art and art history is advantageous, but not obligatory.

Course aim

To give participants an overview of the different historical epochs and styles from the Middle Ages to the 20th century and to acquaint them with the cultural richness of art in Berlin and Germany.

Fee info

EUR 1260: Course + course materials + housing

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