BIAAS Austro-Americana Blogs

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, Media, PA The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIASS) promotes an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria, including the lands of the former Habsburg empire. The BIAAS blog series features posts by junior and senior scholars in the field of Austrian-American studies, featuring, for […]

The Experience of Modernity: A Cultural History of Interwar Germany

Jochen HungUniversity of UtrechtDept. of History & Art History “The Experience of Modernity: A Cultural History of Interwar Germany” is a graduate (Master’s-level) course on the Weimar Republic. Image source: By Gartenhallenbad_Fechenheim_Ostseite_03012010.JPG: Urmelbeauftragter, Jürgen Heegmann, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10794231

Pictura Paedagogica Online

Bibliothek für Bildungsgeschichtliche Forschung, Berlin Pictura Paedagogica Online, the image archive on the history of education, has been collecting images from various collections and making them available online since January 2000. The image archive comprises more than 70,000 images, including a large inventory of book illustrations and postcards, but also smaller collections of photographs and […]

Goethezeitportal

Goethezeitportal e.V. Online collection of material from the late 18th century to Vormärz and related to life and work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, including art, documents, and timelines. Goethezeitportal website

Wolfenbüttel Digital Library

Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel  The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research institute specializing in the study of European cultural history in the medieval and early modern period. The library’s holdings from these periods form an archive of Western culture that is nearly unique in its scope. Manuscripts, incunabula, early imprints and special collections such […]

The Union Catalogue of Books Printed in German Speaking Countries in the 17th Century (VD 17)

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München, and Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel The Union Catalogue of Books Printed in German Speaking Countries in the 17th Century is a retrospective national bibliography for the period 1601 to 1700. Included are all German-language items as well as any work printed and published in the German […]

Register of printed works of the 16th century published in German-speaking countries (VD 16)

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München The register of printed works of the 16th century published in German-speaking countries is a retrospective national bibliography for printed works from the publication period 1501-1600. The VD 16 comprises approx. 106,000 titles with proof of ownership from currently 333 libraries. Register of printed works of the 16th century published in German-speaking […]

Virtuelles Kupferstichkabinett

Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Braunschweig, and Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel Virtuelles Kupferstichkabinett (virtual gallery of prints) provides access to more than 108,000 digitized works on paper, the collection ranges from 15th century woodcuts to German graphic arts up to 1800 and covers a huge variety of early modern topics – from religion, mythology and magic to […]

Arts in Exile

Art in Exile

The German National Library – German Exile Archive and Museum While thousands of artists were forced into exile during the Nazi era from 1933 to 1945, the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic became countries in which people suffering persecution after 1945 were able to seek refuge – and Germany is still […]

Art in the GDR

Art in the GDR

This website offers an image atlas of East German artwork as well as the virtual exhibit “Abschied von Ikarus” from the Neue Museum in Weimar. This is a joint project of the Technische Universität Dresden, the Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden, the Kunstarchiv Beeskow, and the Leibnitz Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam. Website (in German)