Motion Detector No. 12: Blue Miracle – Blue Print Becomes Cultural Heritage

Blog entry from 05/16/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

'Blue Miracle – Blue Print Becomes Cultural Heritage'
"Blue Miracle – Blue Print Becomes Cultural Heritage"
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Christian Krug

In its "Motion Detector" the MEK displays objects from its collection that are relevant to current topics. For Motion Detector No. 12, we’ve chosen the inscription of the craft of blue print to the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO as an opportunity to reflect on this cultural technique.

Blue is the favourite colour of many Europeans. But this has not always been the case: Only in the wake of colonization did the colour gain more importance especially...

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