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‘Beyond Compare’ introduces superlative works of art from Africa from the Ethnologisches Museum into the peerless sculpture collection of the Bode-Museum. Pairs of sculptures from both continents will address specific themes.

Press Release

For the first time the sculptural traditions of Africa and Europe will come together in a ‘conversation of the continents’ on the Museums- insel Berlin. Beginning in October 2017 over 70 major works of Afri- can sculpture from the Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Mu- seum) will go on display in the Bode-Museum. Art from western and central Africa meets masterpieces from Byzantium, Italy, and …

For the first time the sculptural traditions of Africa and Europe will come together in a ‘conversation of the continents’ on the Museums- insel Berlin. Beginning in October 2017 over 70 major works of Afri- can sculpture from the Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Mu- seum) will go on display in the Bode-Museum. Art from western and central Africa meets masterpieces from Byzantium, Italy, and central Europe. Never before have the sculptural traditions of these two con- tinents been compared so extensively.

‘The preparations for the move to the Humboldt Forum offer us a unique opportunity to …

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Bode Museum
Berlin

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Am Kupfergruben
Berlin, DE
Mon: closed Tue: 10:00am – 6:00pm Wed: 10:00am – 6:00pm Thu: 10:00am – 8:00pm Fri: 10:00am – 6:00pm Sat: 10:00am – 6:00pm Sun: 10:00am – 6:00pm