Category Archives: Berlin

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”

The hands of Renée Sintenis

“What life, energy, power, temperament and artistry they express!”

The hands of Renée Sintenis

“What life, energy, power, temperament and artistry they express!”

14 books for 2014

Books, books, books – dirty and otherwise

14 books for 2014

Books, books, books – dirty and otherwise

Mühsam meets Meyrink

“It must have been around midnight…”

Mühsam meets Meyrink

“It must have been around midnight…”