Category Archives: Berlin

Spring Trees

The lyrical prose of architect and designer August Endell, born in Berlin on this day in 1871

Spring Trees

The lyrical prose of architect and designer August Endell, born in Berlin on this day in 1871

Late entries

A few book titles from late 2016 you may have missed…

Late entries

A few book titles from late 2016 you may have missed…

Walking in a Weimar wonderland

Walking in Berlin, Franz Hessel’s classic non-fiction account of the city in the Weimar era, finally available in English

Walking in a Weimar wonderland

Walking in Berlin, Franz Hessel’s classic non-fiction account of the city in the Weimar era, finally available in English

Rinaldo Hopf: Klaus und Erika Mann (detail)

All I’ve got is a s-s-s-single bed

Klaus Mann entertains gentlemen callers in a new Berlin exhibition which also addresses sister Erika

Rinaldo Hopf: Klaus und Erika Mann (detail)

All I’ve got is a s-s-s-single bed

Klaus Mann entertains gentlemen callers in a new Berlin exhibition which also addresses sister Erika

Flaneur through modernity

Harry Graf Kessler, “one of the most cosmopolitan men who ever lived” (with the world’s worst gaydar)

Flaneur through modernity

Harry Graf Kessler, “one of the most cosmopolitan men who ever lived” (with the world’s worst gaydar)

The rose and the bomb

Weimar Berlin, the soft opening: the debut of Anita Berber and Valeska Gert, 100 years ago today

The rose and the bomb

Weimar Berlin, the soft opening: the debut of Anita Berber and Valeska Gert, 100 years ago today

The King of Failures

Arthur Cravan returns to Berlin

The King of Failures

Arthur Cravan returns to Berlin

The Kaiser of Utopia

German writer Paul Scheerbart, who died 100 years ago today

The Kaiser of Utopia

German writer Paul Scheerbart, who died 100 years ago today

Places: Architektenhaus

A major pre-Dada event, 100 years ago today

Places: Architektenhaus

A major pre-Dada event, 100 years ago today

Der Geldkomplex

A new Spanish film based on the novel by Fanny zu Reventlow

Der Geldkomplex

A new Spanish film based on the novel by Fanny zu Reventlow

15 books for 2015

Bricktop, Baron Corvo and Bertolt Brecht join a cast of…oh, about two dozen

15 books for 2015

Bricktop, Baron Corvo and Bertolt Brecht join a cast of…oh, about two dozen

Ade, altes Frauenzimmer

German actress Luise Rainer (1910-2014)

Ade, altes Frauenzimmer

German actress Luise Rainer (1910-2014)

Places: Crowley’s Berlin

The Great Beast witnesses the Weimar twilight

Places: Crowley’s Berlin

The Great Beast witnesses the Weimar twilight

KvF

Marsden Hartley and Robert Indiana salute a German officer who fell 100 years ago today

KvF

Marsden Hartley and Robert Indiana salute a German officer who fell 100 years ago today

Oskar Schlemmer | Triadic Ballet designs

The return of the Bauhaus polymath’s revolutionary 1922 dance piece

Oskar Schlemmer | Triadic Ballet designs

The return of the Bauhaus polymath’s revolutionary 1922 dance piece

AB is back again

The gamut of Anita Berber’s radical choreography in a 12-day programme

AB is back again

The gamut of Anita Berber’s radical choreography in a 12-day programme

Encounters

Hans Richter and the rise of film art

Encounters

Hans Richter and the rise of film art

Satan Came to Eden

“Wherever you go, you bring yourself”

Satan Came to Eden

“Wherever you go, you bring yourself”