Art As Eman­ci­pa­tion

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The Berlin Se­ces­sion was the very first art move­ment that ac­cepted and em­braced fe­male tal­ent. Founded at the end of the 19th cen­tury, the move­ment paved the ini­tial path to fe­male eman­ci­pa­tion, not just in the arts, but also in so­cial norms and con­ven­tions. In an on­go­ing ef­fort to rec­og­nize the early pi­o­neers, the Lieber­mann Villa (p. 51) presents the ex­hi­bi­tion Women of the Se­ces­sion II, fo­cus­ing on artists Julie Wolfthorn, Char­lotte Berend- Corinth, Maria Slavona, and Au­gusta von Zitze­witz and their eman­ci­pa­tory work. Un­til 29 Feb.

Men­schen Mu­seum

The in­ter­na­tion­ally pop­u­lar tour­ing ex­hi­bi­tion Body Worlds show­cased anatomist Gun­ther von Ha­gens’ plasti­na­tion process, which pre­serves body parts and re­veals their in­ner struc­tures. The per­ma­nent Berlin ex­hi­bi­tion shows 200 body parts amd 20 whole- body prepa­ra­tions, fo­cus­ing on spe­cific or­gans and diseases. Daily 10am–7pm. €14/12. Panoramaplatz 1. S+U Alexan­der­platz. F3

Mu­seum of Asian Art

The im­por­tant col­lec­tion of East Asian and In­dian works in­cludes fab­u­lous lac­quered ob­jects, ce­ram­ics, Ja­panese paint­ings, and a sec­tion on art along the Silk Route. To 6 Jan: Jaipur and Am­ber in the Pho­tog­ra­phy of the 19th Cen­tury. Prints and panora­mas of the two lively and picturesque cities that cap­ti­vated the first pho­tog­ra­phers of In­dia. To 6 Jan: RAGA­MALA ex­am­ines mu­sic and love in re­la­tion to In­dian mu­sic the­ory. To 10 Jan: Tigers, Cranes,

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