Pergamon in Plaster

a film by Grit Lederer

Pergamon in Plaster

Germany | 2019 | 55:00 min

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History Arts Economy

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On the occasion of its 200th anniversary, a comprehensive anniversary exhibition in the newly opened James Simon Gallery on Berlin's Museum Island will be dedicated to the Berlin's Gipsformerei (Replica Workshop). Casting works of art or people, whether living or dead, in plaster was considered high art in the 19th century.
The Berlin's Gipsformerei (Replica Workshop) has a worldwide unique inventory of over 7,000 molds. For the first time, a film documentation portrays this oldest institution in Berlin's museums, which is an active manufactory and a valuable collection.
Cast and Crew
  • Director Grit Lederer
  • Producer Irene Höfer
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