The Foundation’s Separate Publications

In addition to the regular publications like the yearbook and SPK Magazine, the President of the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz regularly publishes thematic and collection-based studies. They can be purchased from the Webshop and in the museum shops of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.

The Humboldt-Forum in the Berliner Schloss: Planning, Processes, Perspectives

This publication offers an informative overview of the current state of planning, with contributions from all of those involved in the Humboldt-Forum project
Ed. Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz

Munich: Hirmer, 2013
128 pages, 85 illustrations, mostly in color
ISBN 978-3-7774-2146-9

The Humboldt-Forum: “To Be in Touch with as Much of the World as Possible”

The Goal and Significance of Germany’s Most Important Cultural Project at the Beginning of the 21st Century. By Hermann Parzinger
Ed. Stiftung Berliner Schloss – Humboldtforum

Berlin, 2011
52 pages with numerous illustrations

Brochure for Download (PDF, 2,7 MB, document not barrier-free)

Humboldt-Forum Berlin: Das Projekt / The Project

This book documents the history of the project and the state of planning. Numerous experts from politics, scholarship and culture have their say.
Ed. Hermann Parzinger / Thomas Flierl, in German and English

Berlin: Theater der Zeit, 2009
288 pages with color illustrations

ISBN 978-3-9407-3739-7

Vogel Phoenix: Die Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz

This anniversary volume takes stock on the occasion of the Foundation’s fiftieth anniversary and looks into the future of the largest cultural foundation in the nation. It compiles numerous essays by scholars, artists, architects and representatives from politics and business and thus offers a diverse view of the Foundation “from outside”.
Ed. Klaus-Dieter Lehmann, in German

Berlin: Berlin University Press, 2007
397 pages with 48 color and 120 black-and-white illustrations

ISBN: 978-3-940432-13-1

Schätze der Weltkulturen in den Sammlungen der Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz (English edition: Cultural Treasures of the World)

This lavishly illustrated volume offers an overview of all the collections of the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz and the documents of art and cultural history from six millennia that they preserve.
Ed. Klaus-Dieter Lehmann

Berlin: Nicolai, 2000
607 pages, 520 color illustrations

German edition: ISBN 3-87584-897-7
English edition: ISBN 3-87584-897-5 (out of print)

Kulturschätze – verlagert und vermisst. Eine Bestandsaufnahme der Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz 60 Jahre nach Kriegsende

This publication describes the losses from all the Prussian collections that belong to the SPK today as a result of wartime evacuation and destruction. It also sketches the SPK’s efforts to have its cultural heritage returned.
Ed. Klaus-Dieter Lehmann and Günther Schauerte with Uta Barbara Ullrich, in German

Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz Berlin, 2004
107 pages, numerous illustrations