ARTE Film Premiere of “Pergamon in Gips” on 5 September 2019

Blog entry from 08/20/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Werkstatt der Gipsformerei
Werkstatt der Gipsformerei
Copyright: Medeafilm Leif Karpe

The film premiere of the ARTE documentary Pergamon in Gips will be screened on 5 September 2019 at 7 pm in the James-Simon-Galerie. Marking the 200th anniversary of the Gipsformerei (Replica Workshop) and a related exhibition Near Life, this is the first documentary to portray the work of the art replica manufactory, specialising in plaster casts. The artisans in the Replica Workshop are observed at work, practising this now rare, traditional skilled craft. The film also provides insights into...

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