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HIEROGLYPHEN! (Hieroglyphics!) {Cover title: Hieroglyphen! Der Mythos der Bilderschrift von Nofretete bis Andy Warhol (Hieroglyphics! The Myth of Pictographic Writing from Nefertiti to Andy Warhol).} Ed. by Dietrich Wildung et al. Kulturforum am Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, 2005. Organized by Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin in association with Staatlichen Museum Agyptischer Kunst, Munich. Published by SMB-DuMont, Cologne. 124 pp. with 97 ills. (79 col.). 28 x 24 cm. ISBN 3832175520 In German.
Documents a wide ranging exhibition exploring the "mystery" of hieroglyphics and other forms of pictographic writing while also examining broader issues of pictorial symbolism in art, showcasing the famous bust of Nefertiti from the Egyptian Museum in Berlin (whose temporarily displaced collections will be contained within the newly renovated Neues Museum after 2009) along with paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures by such diverse artists as Durer, Bosch, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Piranesi, Friedrich, Klee, Ernst, Schwitters, Beuys, Twombly and Warhol.
Indexing: Western, Europe, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 75,77
Bulletin: Cologne
Worldwide Number: 065451
Hardcover $29.95    

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