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Late Gothic
The Birth of Modernity
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Edited by: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Texts by: Julien Chapuis, Svea Janzen, Stephan Kemperdick, Lothar Lambacher, Jan Friedrich Richter, Michael Roth
Graphic Design: Peter Nils Dorén
Institution: Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen Berlin
May 2021 , 376 Pages , 215 Ills.
298mm x 250mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-4755-4
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Hardly any other epoch in art history has been marked by as many profound changes as the Late Gothic was in the fifteenth century. Inspired by Netherlandish role models, depictions of light and shadow, body and space, became increasingly more realistic. Everyday life found entry into the arts. With the invention of printing, images and texts were distributed to an extent previously unheard of. Artists such as Nicolaus Gerhaert and Martin Schongauer became widely known and influenced the development of the visual arts throughout Europe and across all genres. Featuring a wide selection of works, the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin present the first extensive exhibition of Late Gothic art in the German-speaking regions. Its comparison and contrast of the various genres turns the catalogue into a handbook for the arts at the threshold of the modern era.

This book is also available in German.
EXHIBITIONGemäldegalerie BerlinMay 1, 2021–September 5, 2021
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