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Berlin in the first half of the twentieth century

A man in uniform and heavy coat looks to his right as he stands posed next to a broken sign and broken mannequins in the rubble-filled street of Berlin.
Dmitri Baltermants
Agfa, Berlin
1945
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.77
The barrel of an antitank gun points out of the picture plane; a building has caught fire in the distance. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Berlin is Taken
1945
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.80
This image shows a view behind a group of soldiers running out of a destroyed building toward a war-ravaged street. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Battle in the Streets of Berlin
1945
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.74
Photograph looking straight down onto a built landscape.
László Moholy-Nagy
From the Radio Tower, Berlin
1928
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson
2007/2.59
Max Beckmann
Chimney sweep. No. 10 from the Series of Ten Prints, 'Berlin 1922'
1922
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1951/2.67
Joseph Pennell
Gleisdreieck (Freightyard)
1921
lithograph | paper
Gift of Mr. O. W. June.
1977/1.172
A woman in a fur cap and wool coat holds a triangular flag in the lower-right foreground while buildings burn and stand in ruins behind her.
Dmitri Baltermants
Soviet Policewoman Directing Traffic, Berlin
1945
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2013/2.329
Joseph Pennell
Power-House (or River Freight)
1914
lithograph | paper
Gift of Mr. O. W. June.
1977/1.171
In front, a woman wearing a hat depicted in profile faces to the left with three male figures behind her, one of which, depicted in profile and facing to the right, has the top of his head cut off; the background is comprised of architectural and figural fragments.
George Grosz
Streetscene (Strassenszene)
1919 - 1920
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1948/1.60
Abstract portrait of an actress, formed by abstract pools of watercolor with only slight detailing laid in after to suggest a bowed head and curved neck.
Emil Nolde
Actress
1912
watercolor | brown wove medium-weight paper
Gift of the Ernst Pulgram and Frances McSparran Collection
2007/2.102
This sparely executed lithograph depicts, from left to right, a young boy, an aged man in a hat, and an aged woman in a shawl looking at the food on display in a shop window, bananas, cheese, sausage, and wine, among other items.
George Grosz
Hunger
1924
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1957/1.105
Max Pechstein
Heidenstamm, from "Marsyas"
1918
drypoint and etching | paper
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1981/2.90

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