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A personal view of the First World War – Hanns Krach
From the collections of the Archiv für Kunst und Geschichte (akg-images) – Part II Of the thousands of amateur photographers
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A personal view of the First World War: Photo albums
From the collections of the Archiv für Kunst und Geschichte (akg-images) – Part I The collections held by the Archiv
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Surrounded by the Wall: Memories of a childhood in West Berlin (Part II)
Click here to read part one of Volkmar’s description of life in West Berlin before reunification.  Volkmar has also hand-picked
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Moroni: Portrait of an artist
At university, I kept a dog-eared postcard of Giovan Battista Moroni’s painting ‘The Tailor’ stuck in pride of place on
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Albrecht Dürer, Renaissance man
Ask someone to name a great Renaissance artist, and the answers you’ll hear are most likely Italian: Michelangelo, Raphael, Da Vinci,
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Experiment: Covers!
“Perfume” by Patrick Süskind Ready Steady… Experiment! At akg-images, a large part of a Picture Researcher’s job is working alongside
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Focus on art – Susannah and the Elders
I was listening to an interesting interview the other day about the lack of women artists in major museums and
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Hercules Bicycle Works, poster © akg-images
Muscle men
As the lights came up in the cinema at the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, I turned to my friend
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Woman on the telephone, circa 1950 © akg-images / Paul Almasy
Working from home
“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” – Blaise Pascal, Pensées With
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Twenty years in London
Last Wednesday, we welcomed some of our friends and clients to the akg offices in London to celebrate the twentieth
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Turn around, bright eyes
A week today, the Australian singer/songwriter Sia releases her sixth studio album, 1000 Forms of Fear. You may not recognise Sia’s
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Janelle Monáe performing in the Mojo Club, Hamburg, 20.09.2013, AKG2484575, © akg-images / Jazz Archiv Hamburg
Monochromatic
Last month we shared a photograph on Twitter and Facebook that quickly became our most popular image ever posted on
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Generation War – Our Mothers, Our Fathers – a personal view
As a German living abroad for half my life, I am used to even my closest friends betraying anti-German feelings
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Riverrun
Every year, the London Marathon serves as a reminder to me why I could never run a marathon. A number
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akg-images recreates the Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson’s latest cinematic release, “Grand Budapest Hotel” is a true feast for the senses. Set in the fictional Eastern
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